Ramping up production of key medical equipment: new EU guidance issued for manufacturers

To help combat the threat posed by the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission last week announced the publication of new guidance aimed at assisting manufacturers to increase production ...

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COVID-19: A quick recap of key considerations for products companies

The rapid spread of COVID-19 and the responses to it worldwide are significantly impacting how we do business. While the exact length and severity of the crisis is uncertain and impossible...

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COVID-19: Product liability for "fake news"?

You buy a can of fizzy ginger ale. Inside is a small, decomposed snail. You get sick and claim damages (successfully: making new law in the process – the modern law of negligence and...

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Net zero emissions by 2050 – New consultation on the proposed EU Climate Law

The European Commission announced recently that it seeks feedback on proposals to adopt new regulations which establish the framework for achieving EU-wide 'climate neutrality' by reducing...

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Gearing up for enhanced consumer protection: the impact of the EU's new rules

On 7 January 2020, Directive (EU) 2019/2161 (the "Directive") came into force, setting into motion a swathe of measures aimed at modernizing the existing consumer protection rules,...

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Doing Business in the UK: Consumer Sector 2020

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EU Commission seeks feedback on implementing the new Market Surveillance Regulation

The European Commission announced on 22 January 2020 that it is looking for feedback on draft guidelines on the implementation of Article 4 of the Market Surveillance Regulation (EU)...

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Brexit and REACH: What does it mean for products companies?

With the EU Chemical Agency's recent announcement that four new substances will be added to the Candidate List1, you might be thinking: what's next for the UK and its chemicals legislation?

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