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New Regulations to the Federal Consumer’s Protection Law in Mexico

On 19 December 2019, the Ministry of Economy published in the Federal Official Gazette the Regulations to the Federal Law on Consumer's Protection (the...

Germany Intends to Introduce a Duty of Care for Products

Read publicationWhat has happened? The German Federal Government has agreed on a draft bill amending the Circular Economy Act (Kreislaufwirtschaftsgesetz, "KrWG"). In addition to transposing...

Back to the Future: Assessing Industrials’ Readiness for Change

Will the lure of the past jeopardize the future of Industrials?Industrials are braced for yet another revolution. At the beginning of a new decade,...

Get Ready for the New Deal: Consumer Rights Enhanced by the Omnibus Directive

A key part of the EU's New Deal for Consumers entered into force on 7 January 2020: the Omnibus Directive, which strengthens consumer rights...

Global Transactions in the Healthcare & Life Sciences Sector: Fundamental Strengths to Drive Recovery...

Healthcare and life sciences is a robust market. Though it’s not immune to the economic and geopolitical headwinds affecting all industries, its underlying strength...

Fixing Roofing or Fixing Prices? Concerted Practices and Social Media

"It's just a post for our followers. Nothing I write on social media can be taken seriously. No one else checks this page anyway."Social...

Webinar: Managing Emerging Compliance Risks

Our lawyers present a session on managing emerging compliance risks as part of our 2019 Global Trade & Supply Chain Webinar Series.

Russia: Businesses Await Product Liability Class Actions

From 1 October 2019, Russian consumers will be able to sue businesses by way of group (class) actions uniting people with identical claims to...

Australia : ACCC’s Increased Focus on The Appropriate Handling and Disclosure of Personal Information

The boundary between consumer protection and privacy regulation is being scrutinised and challenged by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), as the collection...

Product Life Cycle Compliance & Risk Management

ECJ ruling on definition of waste in the context of consumer electronics The Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ”) published a decision on...

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