The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of Product Liability laws and regulations across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about strict product liability, non-contractual (tort) liability, contract liability and litigation.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by John Leadley and Kate Corby of Baker McKenzie.

2nd Edition | Published: April 2020

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