Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Legal Insight for the Retail and Consumer Products Industry

Tag Archives: consumer safety

President Trump Nominates CPSC Acting Chair Buerkle to Serve as Permanent Chair

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management
On Monday, President Trump nominated Ann Marie Buerkle, who has served as Acting Chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission since February 9, 2017, to serve as permanent Chair of the Commission.  The appointment is for a term of seven years beginning on October 27, 2018 when her current term expires.  Acting Chair Buerkle’s… Continue Reading

EU Consumer Product Safety Law Update

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management, EU Regulation
The European Commission has been active this summer in its efforts to advance consumer safety in the European Union. Here are highlights of recent notable events: In-app Purchases. The EU has moved to address consumer protection related to in-app purchases, particularly those made by children, which follows the announcement of similar enforcement actions in the… Continue Reading