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  1. Legal news
    08 January 2021
    Brexit: Product Compliance and Liability implications
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2016/uk/brexit-product-compliance-and-liability-implications

    Whilst the UK exited the EU on 31st January 2020, the transition period provided for by the Withdrawal Agreement, during which time EU law continued to apply in the UK, only ended on 31st December 2020. EU law ceased ...

  2. Legal news
    29 October 2018
    Above and beyond: Key online retailers voluntarily commit to a 'Product Safety Pledge'
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/above-and-beyond-key-online-retailers-voluntarily-commit-to-a-product-safety-pledge

    The rapid growth of online marketplaces over the last two decades has increased the pressure on distributors of products to take greater responsibility for ensuring consumer safety.

  3. Legal news
    09 October 2018
    Brexit & Product Compliance – "No Deal" Scenario
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/brexit-and-product-compliance-no-deal-scenario

    In September 2018, the UK government published a series of notices explaining how product compliance regulations would apply if a deal is not struck between the UK and the EU on the terms of Brexit – a "no deal" ...

  4. Legal news
    28 February 2020
    Digital technologies in healthcare: the liability challenges
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/digital-technologies-in-healthcare-the-liability-challenges

    Digital technologies are increasingly transforming the way in which products are being made and services are being delivered.

  5. Legal news
    19 March 2020
    Force majeure, and beyond: Other contractual and related issues on COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/force-majeure-and-beyond-other-contractual-and-related-issues-on-covid-19

    Much of the recent commentary has focused on whether COVID-19 is a force majeure event which would entitle one party to suspend performance or cancel an existing contract but in this briefing we take a holistic approach ...

  6. Legal news
    15 December 2020
    A new EU Directive signals the start of collective actions on behalf of the EU consumer
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/a-new-eu-directive-signals-the-start-of-collective-actions-on-behalf-of-the-eu-consumer

    The EU has just passed a new Directive which aims to harmonise collective redress mechanisms for consumers across all Member States. This is a watershed moment for European class actions. We examine how the Directive ...