Sebastián Romero Melchor

Sebastián Romero Melchor

K&L Gates LLP

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EU consumers’ right of withdrawal: new conditions to apply for distance selling and off?premises contracts on 13 June 2014

The new Directive n° 2011/83/EC of 25 October 2011 on consumer rights (the “new Directive on Consumers Rights”) provides a harmonized 14-day right for consumers to cancel their orders and to be reimbursed. These new...more

6/20/2014 - Contract Formation EU Reimbursements Withdrawal

Preparing For FIC (I)

Regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers (the FIC Regulation) will be applicable as from December 13, 2014. This is the first of a series of news alerts specifically addressing how those...more

5/2/2014 - EU FIC Food Safety

Global Food, Drugs, Medical Devices and Cosmetics Newsletter

Welcome - We are pleased to provide you with the Spring edition of the Global Food, Drugs, Medical Devices and Cosmetics newsletter. As stated in our inaugural issue, this newsletter provides updates on important...more

4/9/2014 - Australia China Dietary Supplements EU FDA FDCA Food Labeling Food Safety Generic Drugs Medical Devices Nutritional Supplements Prescription Drugs

Global Food, Drug and Medical Device Newsletter

In this issue: Legislative Updates: - (i) USA - (ii) EU - (iii) China - (iv) Australia - (v) Japan. - Featured Articles: - (i) Caffeinated Energy Drinks - a Global Perspective - (ii)...more

10/10/2013 - Advertising Animal Testing Australia Cosmetics Energy Drinks EU Food Labeling FTC Health Claims Japan Medical Devices Personally Identifiable Information POM Wonderful

Company names can be made public where food is unfit for human consumption but not injurious to health, EU Court rules

The Court of Justice of the EU ("CJEU") has recently ruled that EU law allows national authorities to provide the public with information identifying a food business operator ("FBO") whose food is unfit for human consumption...more

4/17/2013 - CJEU EU Food Safety Health Safety

Blanket Ban on Animal Testing on Cosmetics Enters into Force

The European Union (EU), through a Commission Communication adopted yesterday, has decided to implement a total marketing ban on cosmetic products and ingredients tested on animals as from March 11, 2013. This ban will be...more

3/13/2013 - Animal Testing Cosmetics EU Marketing

New EU Guidance on Health Claims

Two recent developments of importance for the interpretation of the new list of permitted health claims in the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation (Regulation 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods, "the...more

2/14/2013 - Advertising Health Claims

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