Within the model of the EU circular economy, the economic operators have to comply with the WEEE Directive. Discover all the details in our article!
Technology and innovation
EMC ADCO publishes its market surveillance report on microwave ovens
Alongside ten national market surveillance authorities,62 devices were tested in compliance with the administrative and technical requirements of the EMC Directive 2014/30/EU. Read all the results that the campaign has provided in our article!
Shaping the future of the EU market. The legislative framework for industrial products under revision
In 2008, the European Parliament and the Council jointly adopted the Decision No. 768/2008/EC aiming to set a common framework for a new Industrial Policy. Read more
Toy Safety Directive: an explanatory guidance document revised
The European Commission updated the explanatory guidance document for the Toy Safety Directive (TSD) on 16th of December 2021. One of the most significant changes concerns instructions and safety information on the website, language requirements and second-hand toys. Read the full article for all the details!
«A new industrial strategy for Europe» an update
The Industrial Forum was created in 2021 to assist the Commission in implementing the 2020 «new industrial strategy for Europe». On the 2nd of December 2021, the Forum’s third meeting took place! Read the full article to discover the latest update about it.
EU GDPR: Standard Contractual Clauses for Controllers and Processors
The European Commission, through its Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/915, adopted on June 4, 2021, a set of Standard Contractual Clauses to be used between controllers and processors. This in order to fulfill the GDPR requirements.
New cybersecurity obligations under Radio Equipment Directive (RED)
On October 29, 2021, the European Commission adopted a delegated act to the Radio Equipment Directive aiming at scaling up the cybersecurity of wireless devices and products for the benefit of consumers. Want to know more? Visit our page!
The advantages of a common charger for the EU market
The European Commission is working on a proposal featuring the idea of a common charger for several types of technological devices. Want to know more? Visit our page!
The European privacy family & UK
The European Commission published two draft adequacy decisions for the UK in relation on personal data protection. Check out the article for in-depth information!
Guidelines to support Notified Bodies in charge of radio equipment compliance: Smartphones
In the absence of harmonized standards NBs need to assess the compliance of mobile devices via conformity assessment procedures. Read the EC's Guidelines here!