Product safety professionals from around the globe attended the ICPHSO Anunal Symposium in Orlando.
The European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan that will have wide-ranging implications on how products are designed, marketed and used in the EU.
Arnold & Porter
This may overlap to some extent with labelling requirements under other legislation, which will also need to be observed, if applicable.
J A Kemp LLP
On 11 June 2019, the EU published Regulation (EU) 2019/933, which amends Regulation (EC) 469/2009 concerning supplementary protection certificates (SPCs).
Although Member states may opt to derogate from Article 7(e), it provides an important defence to producers facing product liability claims in the EU
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on proposed new rules to harmonise chargers for mobile phones and potentially extending to other consumer devices sold in the EU.
Clyde & Co
The UK Government has provided designers and manufacturers with protection from product liability claims which arise from new ventilators.
Clyde & Co
Tesco Stores Limited ("Tesco") recently ventured into novel legal waters, by judicially reviewing the decision of the Magistrates' Court not to allow expert, scientific evidence as a line of defence
Clyde & Co
There has been an impressive response from non-medical device companies to the demand for medical equipment in the face of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Shook Partner Alison Newstead and Associate Leo Fielding have answered questions on product liability developments in the United Kingdom...
The UK Government has just announced that it intends to draw up legislation aimed at ensuring that all consumer smart devices sold in the UK adhere to rigorous security requirements for the...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
t is estimated (perhaps conservatively) that 1 – 2% of the UK adult population and 5 – 8% of children in the UK have a food allergy (not including intolerances), and in addition, one in 100 people have coeliac disease.
On 8 November 2019, the Court of Appeal handed down a unanimous decision on an important preliminary issue in the case of Bailey and others v GlaxoSmithKline  EWCA Civ 1924.
DLA Piper has a strong track record in Class Actions, which has become the shorthand term for a range of mass claims, group litigation and collective redress procedures.
A recent prosecution in the UK illustrates how product safety regulators in Europe are increasingly willing to use criminal enforcement powers
On 6 November we held a breakfast seminar focusing on the most important sanctions issues affecting the City and how to manage compliance with different financial sanctions regimes effectively.
Clyde & Co
The Supreme Court has overturned a High Court decision in which Travelers was ordered to pay the costs of 426 uninsured Claimants, ...
The underlying group litigation which gave rise to the costs order in issue in this case concerned the supply of defective PIP silicone implants.
The Automated and Electric Vehicles Act (the "Act"), which received Royal Assent on 19 July 2018, is an important step towards the UK Government meeting its target to have fully self-driving
OPSS publishes guidance on product safety in the event of a "No Deal" Brexit.