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WEBINAR: What US Manufacturers Need to Know about CE Markings


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

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

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

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

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 Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
July 20, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM