We advise on the environmental and health and safety impacts of bulk and specialty chemicals in various uses and applications and the potential regulatory and liability issues associated with them.
Our multi-jurisdictional chemicals practice group has a strong record of advising a number of leading multinational chemicals companies, as well as downstream users of chemicals across different sectors on sensitive issues surrounding the regulatory/liability risks arising from their products and services.
We have worked extensively on Europe’s REACH regime. This has included advice on:
- registration obligations in complex supply chains
- disclosure of information to regulators and third parties
- analysis of trading operations to determine REACH obligations
- the authorisation powers (and the inclusion of substances on the candidate list) including related legal challenges
- Safety Data Sheets
- REACH audits by regulators
- supply chain terms
We provide advice on developments under the CLP Regulation and track and advise on the development of equivalent global requirements.
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Publications: 02 February 2023
Sanctions began dominating the headlines again in 2022. Largely, reports focused on the ongoing sanctions targeting Russia. As we look ahead to 2023, Russia remains a target. Other countries (such as…
Publications: 30 January 2023
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Publications: 26 January 2023
Join our global environmental and sustainability experts as we discuss the trends and outlook across some of our major jurisdictions for 2023. We look at developments across the UK, Europe,…
Publications: 24 January 2023
Following complex negotiations in Brussels, the EU has finally approved the long-awaited Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (the CSRD).
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