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WEBINAR: What US Manufacturers Need to Know about CE Markings


European-American-Chamber-of-Commerce


What US Manufacturers Need to know about CE Markings
• The speaker/s of this program will discuss what US manufacturers should know about CE Markings, including:
• Comparison between US and EU Standards & Compliance
• What do U.S. manufacturers need to know about testing & certification requirement
• Recent changes in the law and newly enacted requirements
• What are the recent updates in market surveillance activities in the European Union, and what should US companies know? From sales bans to fines

DETAILED AGENDA:
I. European product law system of European and national law
• What are European Directives, Regulations, Decisions?
• Implementation in EU Member States
• Categories of European produFsurvFct law (product specific vs. risk specific regulation)

II. CE markings in the context of legal requirements for placing products onto the market
• CE marking as the economic operator‘s confirmation of conformity – no quality sign
• Significant point of time: placing products on the market
• Presumption of conformity
• Relationship between conformity assessment procedure, CE Declaration of Conformity and CE marking
• Different methods and modules of conformity assessment under European law – involvement of third party testing

III. Responsibility for CE markings – the role of different economic operators
• Obligations of manufacturers, importers, authorized representatives and distributors

IV. Possible consequences of wrong CE marking
• Cases of wrong CE marking
• Measures of market surveillance authorities
• Relevance of wrong CE marking under European competition law

SPEAKERS:
Dr. Susanne Wende, Lawyer, Noerr
Robert P. Straetz, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce

AUDIENCE:
US Companies interested in expanding into Europe, and US Companies selling their products into the EU

REGISTRATION FEE:
EACCNY Member: $50
EACCNY Non-member: $50

2017-07-20 12:00:00 2017-07-20 13:30:00 America/New_York WEBINAR: What US Manufacturers Need to Know about CE Markings European Union Delegation in the US: WEBINAR: What US Manufacturers Need to Know about CE Markings Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
July 20, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM