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The Market Surveillance Regulation—what to expect

Published on: 22 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The Market Surveillance Regulation—what to expect
  • What is the background to the Market Surveillance Regulation, what does it seek to achieve and when will it come into force?
  • How does the Market Surveillance Regulation work alongside existing product liability and safety, consumer protection and online regulations and legislation in the EU and the UK?
  • In particular, how does the Market Surveillance Regulation complement existing market surveillance and product compliance provisions for medical devices?
  • Practically-speaking what do manufacturers, retailers and traders need to do to comply with this Regulation?
  • How will the Market Surveillance Regulation impact businesses in the UK post-Brexit?

Article summary

Commercial analysis: Market surveillance in and between the UK and EU is due a shake-up with the adoption of the EU Market Surveillance Regulation that seeks to harmonise and update frameworks on a range of matters concerning everything from straightforward liability for goods, to arrangements governing medical devices. Kate Corby, partner and Rachel MacLeod, senior associate, both at Baker McKenzie, together give an overview of the key concerns for lawyers to avail themselves of. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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