The European Commission is calling for European Union member states to introduce an injunctive and compensatory collective redress mechanism to their national procedural rules by July 26, 2015. In many respects, the concept...more
Germany’s most populous state has adopted a law, already in effect, allowing so-called group actions in cases involving animal protection.
The new act (Gesetz über das Verbandsklagerecht und Mitwirkungsrechte für...more
A new European Union cosmetics regulation, already in effect, more broadly defines what a cosmetic is and changes the EU’s approach to cosmetics safety, holding that a cosmetic product must be safe for human health....more
An overview -
When placing consumer products on the German market, various product safety standards have to be met. The applicable rules and regulations can be quite difficult to determine. Failure to comply will...more