Category: Legislation

Joint industry letter on cybersecurity

Whereas negotiations are ongoing between the European Parliament and the Council to set up an EU cybersecurity certification framework, FEM co-signed a joint industry letter calling for a flexible and future-proof Cybersecurity Act that boosts competitiveness rather than prevent innovation. To this end, the co-signatories stress the importance of industry involvement, advocate a non-mandatory framework,… Read more »

Joint industry letter on cybersecurity

EU type-approval & BREXIT: no time to lose!

FEM has submitted its response to the Commission consultation on the proposal for a Regulation complementing EU type-approval legislation with regard to the UK withdrawal from the EU(BREXIT preparedness). FEM particularly calls on the co-legislators to adopt this Regulation as quickly as possible to ensure that manufacturers and EU type-approval authorities make the necessary arrangements… Read more »

EU type-approval & BREXIT: no time to lose!

Ecodesign requirements on lighting products

FEM, CECE, CEMA and EGMF, representing manufacturers of materials handling, construction, agricultural and garden machinery, have sent a joint position on the draft Ecodesign Regulation on light sources and separate control gears. Whereas the current draft Regulation provides an exclusion for lighting products installed in motor vehicles the sectors request an extension of this exclusion… Read more »

Ecodesign requirements on lighting products

Joint industry letter on cybersecurity

Whereas the cybersecurity package is in the EU legislative pipeline, FEM has pulled together with other industries to send clear messages to decision-makers. The joint letter, initiated by Orgalime, urges to consider three key elements for a successful European cybersecurity certification framework: Do not limit the application of self-assessment Use ad-hoc consultation platforms for candidate… Read more »

Joint industry letter on cybersecurity