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CMA targets "green" claims in fashion retail sector

26 Jan 2022
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) put businesses on notice last year that it would carry out a full review of misleading green claims at the start of 2022, after it found that 40% of green claims made online could be misleading, and that it would prioritise which sectors to review.

New product compliance rules for businesses exporting to the EU and NI

06 May 2021
New rules will prohibit certain goods from being sold in the European Union (EU) and Northern Ireland (NI) unless an economic operator established in either the EU or NI is identified as being responsible for certain product compliance matters. The new rules apply from 16 July 2021 and will impact exports to the EU and NI, including those from Great Britain, as explained below.

Post-Brexit product compliance for CE-marked products

14 Dec 2020
With less than 30 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, there are growing concerns as to what the impact of leaving the EU will be on product labelling and compliance – particularly for CE-marked products. CE is the administrative marking that indicates conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area. The certification of new products will change dramatically post Brexit and with just over two weeks to go, many questions remain. In this article, Nicky Strong of law firm Womble Bond Dickinson, looks to address some of the key areas of concern.