Regulatory Information on the Web

Should You Use the Web for Disseminating Regulatory Information? “Can we meet our regulatory responsibility by posting our regulatory documentation on our web site?” is one of the most frequently asked questions we receive.It is clear that the principle...

Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU

The Radio Equipment Directive Mike Violette, Washington Labs and Michael Derby, ACB Europe The new Radio Equipment Directive will be in-force in June 2017. Wireless manufacturers that sell to Europe must be ready for the change. { PTG Editorial Note} More importantly...

CE Marking Now and Then in 1995

CE Marking in 1995 and Now in 2017 In 1995 just when CE Marking issues and concerns were reaching a new height of frenzy in the United States, (as CEO of Technology International, Inc.) I was meeting with a potential new client. This potential client was a trade...

Brexit Update vs EU Requirements

Our Current Assessment It is fair to say that of all the issues around Brexit, the U.K. will be most affected with all the potential changes and negotiations to come.  However, to believe there will be no impact on EU imports is naive. If you sell into the UK...

April Fools Day 2017

If you have ever drilled holes for a cover plate that do not line up with the tapped holes in the base, or have drilled a hole so near the edge that the nut juts out over the side, Phoenix has solutions for these and other common engineering problems.   What can...

EU Legal Developments for 2017

Top 12 EU Legal Developments to Watch in 2017 Published by The National Law Review (www.natlawreview.com).with comments by Gregg Kervill on EU Regulatory Changes for a Wide Range of Products and Services (Topic 5) We have provided links to the original article for...

Long Arm of the Law

The long arm of the law As reported by Bloomberg (January 9, 2017, 7:32 PM ES some of Volkswagen AG’s top executives may find it risky to leave Germany as U.S. prosecutors prepare to charge more company officials. Oliver Schmidt, a VW executive, was arrested in Miami...

Britain’s Pie in the Sky Deal

Prime Minister May stated her current position on Brexit and we have summarized three points below from the original article in The Telegraph Business Section of 22 January 2017 :  We have added our comments along the way.  The original article points are in blue...

Checklist for Implementing Regulatory Compliance

Three simple rules will reduce compliance costs significantly: 1. Know which standards and requirements apply. Give every designer of each standard. 2. Verify your design complies with every clause of every requirement and standard. 3. Verify your products comply with...