Product Safety and Recall in the U.S. and EU

Joe Falcone and Howard Watson have published an article in Product Liability Law & Strategy addressing the varying approaches taken by the EU and the US to ensure the safety of products placed on the market in those jurisdictions, specifically with respect to supply chain and recall requirements as well as penalties for non-compliance.

After comparing the respective regulatory regimes, the authors note the potential for enforcement of product safety standards in one region to have cross-border implications, and also identify the potential need for corporations operating globally to make sure that any corrective actions are assessed and if necessary coordinated on a multinational basis.

Continue reading here for further information and analysis regarding the EU and US product safety regimes.

Authors

Howard Watson
Howard Watson
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Joseph G Falcone
Joseph G Falcone
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David Bennett
David Bennett
Senior associate, dispute resolution
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