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Taking Stock: Consumer Products Bulletin - Autumn 2016
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of Taking Stock, our consumer products and retail law bulletin. This publication explores recent legal developments in

Corporate crime & Investigations Update - 18 November 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Malaysia, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 18 2016

The Home Office has published its impact assessment of the Criminal Finances Bill from a regulatory and business perspective. It provides an

End-user of defective product prevented from bringing a claim when it has knowledge of the defects
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that where an end user has knowledge of the defects in a product, it is not able to bring a claim for any subsequent

November 2016 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Africa, Asia-Pacific, Canada, Central & South America, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Global, Middle East, Myanmar, OECD, Russia
  • November 1 2016

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of Baker & McKenzie's International Trade Compliance Update. Here are some highlights: WTO: Trade policy reviews

What lies beneath: Liability for foreign items in food
  • Freeths
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2016

Stories of unusual objects found in food or drinks abound, with high potential for injury if the object is not spotted before consumption. Should

How many plumbers does it take to fit a bathroom sink? Another "who dunnit"
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • October 21 2016

Unless a party can satisfy the burden of proof on the balance of probabilities, their claim will fail, even if the claim appeared promising in the

High Court Upholds EU Ban on Animal Testing to Prove Safety of Cosmetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 7 2016

The High Court of Justice (England and Wales) has upheld an EU ban on the sale of cosmetics products tested on animals. The ban has been in place

Ignorance (of senior managers) is not always bliss
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2016

In a judgment harking back to the principles in Donoghue v Stevenson, the Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court's decision that the manufacturer

Product Liability Litigation: Adequacy of particulars & continued use of defective product
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 3 2016

Manufacturers of products will be interested in two recent court decisions, one from the Irish High Court and one from the English Court of Appeal

England & Wales: Product liability: Howmet Limited v Economy Devices Limited & Others 2016
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2016

Product liability insurers will welcome this decision, which demarcates manufacturers' liability in negligence and breach of statutory duty regarding