Legislation

08 June 2017

Consumer confidence in chemicals improving 10 years after REACH entry into force

Published : Thu, 08 Jun 2017 On 1 June 2007, the REACH Regulation, cornerstone of EU chemicals legislation, entered into force. One of the reasons for developing REACH was to improve citizens' confidence in the EU regulatory framew...
05 April 2017

New EU rules on medical devices to enhance patient safety and modernise public health

Published : Wed, 05 Apr 2017 The Commission welcomes the adoption of its proposal for two Regulations on medical devices which establish a modernised and more robust EU legislative framework to ensure better protection of public he...
16 March 2017

New EU network of review bodies to make public procurement remedies more efficient

Published : Thu, 16 Mar 2017 The first meeting of the EU network of first instance review bodies on 6 March 2017 discussed ways to make the work of these bodies more efficient. At first instance review bodies, companies can challenge the aw...
18 April 2016

New rules to help make public procurement more efficient, transparent and SME-friendly

Published : Mon, 18 Apr 2016 The European Union has introduced new public procurement rules which will simplify procedures for public administrations and companies, promote a more socially and environmentally responsible economy, and help t...
04 March 2016

Consultation on the regulatory fitness of chemicals legislation (excluding REACH)

Published : Fri, 04 Mar 2016 Fri, 27 May 2016 This is a public consultation on the regulatory fitness of chemicals legislation (excluding REACH). Its objective is to obtain stakeholder views on the functioning of the legislative framework ...
19 November 2015

Conference on new EU regulation on international successions

The new legislation will significantly simplify successions in the European Union and will also affect the daily work of practitioners. Now, a single law will apply to a succession: that of the habitual residence of the deceased. However, citizens may cho...
15 June 2015

Public consultation on contract rules for online purchases of digital content and tangible goods

Published : Mon, 15 Jun 2015 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 Consumers and businesses are using the internet more and more to buy products, access entertainment and manage their daily life. However, cross-border e-commerce in the EU is far from reaching ...