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United Kingdom: Update to UKCA marking transition

European Union, United Kingdom - August 16 2022 At the end of last month the UK government announced a range of proposed measures to ease the transition to the new UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA)…

Kate Corby, Rachel MacLeod, Joanne Redmond

European Union: Wide-reaching proposals to make products more sustainable and protect consumers from greenwashing

European Union - April 20 2022 On 30 March 2022, the European Commission ("Commission") presented an expansive package of European Green Deal proposals ("Package") to make…

Adeel Haque, Rachel MacLeod, Rini Rashid

UK’s Plastic Packaging Tax enters into force

United Kingdom - April 4 2022 The UK’s Plastic Packaging Tax (“PPT“) that has taken effect on 1 April 2022 and applies to plastic packaging in the UK that contains less than 30%…

Adeel Haque, Rachel MacLeod, Rini Rashad, Jennifer F. Revis

EU Commission Publishes Draft Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

European Union - February 25 2022 On 23 February 2022, the EU Commission published its proposal for a directive on corporate sustainability due diligence obligations, which aims to…

Alexander Ehrle, Adeel Haque, Rachel MacLeod, Anahita Thoms

UK Government’s Plastic Packaging Tax to Take Effect 1 April 2022

United Kingdom - January 21 2022 Baker McKenzie’s Import and Trade Remedies Blog has published a new post on the United Kingdom’s Plastic Packaging Tax (“PPT”) that will take effect…

Adeel Haque, Rachel MacLeod, Jennifer F. Revis