Government remains concerned over EU Alternative Dispute Resolution

The UK government has published its response to the EU’s consultation on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). It questions whether the current proposals will have real business benefits as well as protect consumers adequately. The European Commission published legislative proposals on ADR on 29 November 2011. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills launched a Call for Evidence on these […]

Consultation on the Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) Directive 2011/65/EU

The UK’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills has announced a new consultation on the implementation of the European Union’s new Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electronical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) Directive 2011. The RoHS Directive primarily aims to ensure that EU Member States apply common restrictions on the levels of six hazardous substances that may […]