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    Medical Devices – significant regulatory developments in the EU

    1. Revised EU Rules specific to safety of medical devices

    EU’s two new Regulations on medical devices (Regulation (EU) 2017/745, ‘MDR’) and in-vitro diagnostic medical devices (Regulation (EU) 2017/746) were adopted in April, modernizing the legislative […]

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    Are Environmental Standards Coming for Rayon Sourcing?

    What do clothing brands such as Timberland, Ralph Lauren, H&M, Vans, Nautica, Stella McCartney, ASOS, Levis Strauss & Co., Wrangler, Lee and The North Face all have in common?
    All have implemented a form of responsible […]

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    Legislative Changes by Trump and Consumer Implications

    What implications will the passage of the resolution on resource extraction disclosures (H.J.Res. 41) have on consumer goods in the US? The resolution was signed into law on February 14, 2017 by President Trump. The […]

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    Forced Labor and Human Trafficking: Legislation and Corporate Liability

    For companies selling engineered goods produced within complex, multi-tiered global supply chains, forced labor and human trafficking present thorny issues. While it may be possible for a company to say that its operations are free […]

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