Legal: Joint Industry Statement on the Product Liability Directive
Published: 16 May 2023
Policies & Issues: Legal
For decades, Europe has benefitted from an effective and balanced product liability regime, as set out under the 1985 Product Liability Directive (PLD). These rules have been supplemented by years of EU and member-state case law and jurisprudence. This has further helped maintain the important balance between ensuring manufacturers can innovate and that consumers have fair access to compensation.
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Senior Adviser - Trade and Industrial Policy