Commentary & Analysis


28 September 2021

Automotive Industry Best Practices for Using Trademarks to Combat Counterfeits

A recent interview with Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) gave a first-hand look into how CBP agents seize counterfeit luxury goods at JFK airport, doing[...]

Read More arrow
28 September 2021

Proposed EU Legislation Sets Down New Rules for Sustainable Products

Three related legislative proposals on sustainability are on the European Commission’s agenda to be published in December 2021.

Read More arrow
27 September 2021

European Commission Seeks Input on Reform of Chemicals Classification Law

The European Commission has opened a public consultation on policy options to reform the CLP. Any individual, company or association can send their[...]

Read More arrow
24 September 2021

EU SCIP Database Opens to Public

On 14 September, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) granted public access to the online database ‘SCIP’, which is short for ‘Substances of Concern In[...]

Read More arrow
22 September 2021

Canada's Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation

Canada is at an interesting crossroads when it comes to extended producer responsibility (EPR) legislation. While no such legislation currently exists[...]

Read More arrow
23 August 2021

Significant Change Ahead for EU Product Safety Regime

The EU Commission has recently proposed revisions to the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD), a key piece of EU product safety and consumer[...]

Read More arrow
19 August 2021

UK Medicine & Healthcare Regulator Plans Future Strategy

Recently, the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) set out plans to drive forward a new era in regulation. Its future[...]

Read More arrow
16 August 2021

Expert Discussion: Regulatory Developments in Medical Devices

Following on from our webinar 'Regulatory Developments in Medical Devices: Your Questions Answered', with guest speakers Elizabethann Wright and Edward[...]

Read More arrow
04 August 2021

What’s Happening in Medical Device Legislation in the EU?

2021 has been a busy year for the medical device sector. In Europe, the EU MDR was implemented on 26 May 2021. While the MDR will serve to strengthen[...]

Read More arrow
30 July 2021

Calls for Stronger Enforcement of Imported Goods & Online Sales Under EU Chemicals Legislation

The main European trade association for the chemicals industry, Cefic, has asserted that an “urgent need” exists to strengthen the enforcement of EU[...]

Read More arrow