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Revising the EU product safety regime - at significant cost to business?
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • March 7 2013

Earlier this month, the European Commission launched its proposals to revise the current safety and market surveillance regime concerning non-food


Product and consumer news
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2014

The Hong Kong Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 is now in force. The amendments extend the scope of the


Newswatch
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • October 25 2010

Europe's monthly RAPEX alert system reports have shown a consistency in the number of notifications; an average of 170 per month


Guidance on Toy Safety Directive issued
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • October 25 2010

The European Commission recently released guidance on the new Toy Safety Directive (200948EC


Consumer collective redress - latest developments
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • October 25 2010

Recent press reports on plans for an EU collective redress ('class action') system for consumer claims suggest that the European Commission will shortly relaunch the debate by publishing another stakeholder consultation next month to guide any future proposals


Report on liability for defective products
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • December 5 2011

The European Commission has released a report on the Product Liability Directive (Directive 85374BBC


European Commission publishes definition of "nanomaterial"
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • December 5 2011

The European Commission has published a definition of "nanomaterials" in response to a request by the European Parliament for a comprehensive, science-based definition to apply across a range of existing laws


Consumer rights: installed defective goods
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • December 5 2011

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that businesses that sell defective consumer goods cannot refuse to remove such goods and must provide a replacement and pay refit costs


Changes to product safety legislation foreseen for 2012
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • December 5 2011

Next year, the rules on general product safety will be revised, as will the EU regulatory regimes for medical devices and tobacco


Product and consumer news - Spring 2014
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 21 2014

National enforcement authorities from across the EU have met stakeholders to improve consumer protection in the growing digital application ('app'