Skip to content
Sub practice
Sub practice

Product Liability

The rapid globalisation of trade and complex supply chains means that ever increasing attention needs to paid to managing product safety and liability issues across businesses.

Wherever you are in the supply chain you may find yourself embroiled in regulatory investigations and customer litigation as a result of a product that you have manufactured, supplied or distributed. Managing these issues requires a broad international, legal and commercial approach with a strong focus on fast responses and practical solutions.

Our cross-disciplinary, global Product Liability group provides strategic advice and commercial assistance to all businesses in the supply chain, from designers to end users. We advise on these issues across a wide range of sectors covering products such as medical devices, tobacco, industrial equipment, food contact materials, electronic equipment and other consumer and business products.

News & insights

Columns

Publications: 14 JUNE 2021

Access to environmental justice in Flanders in light of the Aarhus Regulation review: Contradiction or alignment?

Recently, the Flemish Government published a proposal amending the functioning of inter alia the Council for Permit Disputes (a regional administrative court), which also has procedural ramifications…

Read more
A solar energy panel reflecting sunlight

News: 18 MAY 2021

A&O takes part in €100m green fund by EIB-SBI to support climate action in India

Allen & Overy took part in establishing Neev Fund II, a joint commitment by the State Bank of India and the European Investment Bank to support climate action in India.

Read more
View of a city

Publications: 13 MAY 2021

Sustainability linked lending in the leveraged finance market

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters have long been a talking point in the leveraged finance market, but the end of 2020 and the first few months of 2021 have seen deal flow take off for…

Read more
Red carpeted walk way/bridge inside building with glass meeting rooms

Publications: 11 MAY 2021

Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

An EU-wide sustainability reporting standard has been proposed by the European Commission ahead of a possible new international reporting standard on sustainability. The EU proposals expand the scope…

Read more

Recognition