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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


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'


New product liability and jurisdictional questions in e-health
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, European Union, USA
  • June 2 2015

The increasing use of e-health products and services as a diagnostic and information tool raises various issues concerning potential liability if


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


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


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


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


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


Revised directive on the restriction of hazardous substances agreed
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • April 14 2011

The existing directive on the restriction of hazardous substances (RoHs) prohibits the use of substances in electrical and electrionic equipment beyond certain thresholds


Is your product safe? New guidance published by the European Commission
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • February 4 2010

A recent European Commission Decision sets out new guidelines on how to assess the risks associated with non-food consumer products under the General Product Safety (GPS) regime