1cc Blog


Jan 2024

Levies on Refurbished Devices in court

On 22 , Jan 2024 | In | By Wolfram Kühn

Around forty French and foreign refurbishers are being prosecuted in France because of copyright levy obligations on refurbished devices. Those companies had been initially approached and asked to submit their figures for all devices sold in France. The claims being made against them range from several hundred thousands to several million euros. ...


Jan 2024

Products recalled from the EU market due to non-conformity with the EU-RoHS Directive

On 18 , Jan 2024 | In | By Monika Srubarova

In the last quarter of 2023, hundreds of products were withdrawn from the European market due to their non-conformity with the EU-RoHS Directive. In addition to that, some of the products were also recalled due to non-conformity with the EU-POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants) Regulation, or the EU-REACH Regulation. The RoHS Directive, or the ...


Jan 2024

As of 1 January 2024, LkSG applies to companies with at least 1 000 employees

On 15 , Jan 2024 | In | By Monika Srubarova

The scope of the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act, also known as SCDDA or LkSG, is extended as of 1 January 2024. The law sets requirements on human rights and environmental protection in the global supply chains and obliges German companies to fulfil due diligence obligations in their supply chains in that respect. Companies must first ...


Dec 2023

4th Advent Door: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

On 21 , Dec 2023 | In | By Alisa Maier

We wish our customers and partners a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We will take a short break and close our offices from 27.12.2023. We will be back for you on 02.01.2024. Your 1cc Team


Dec 2023

Changes to copyright levies in 2024

On 20 , Dec 2023 | In | By Wolfram Kühn

Numerous changes to copyright levies for electronic products in Europe are expected as of 1 January 2024. Some of these include annual adjustments to tariffs, whilst others are simply common practice and some are already foreseeable today. The sooner companies take account of these changes in software, processes and product prices for 2024, the ...


Dec 2023

"OEOO" - An organization that rids our oceans from plastic waste

On 19 , Dec 2023 | In | By Alisa Maier

Christmas 2023 is just around the corner. We would like to take the opportunity this festive season to thank our partners and customers for the trust they have vested in us and for the fruitful cooperation. Instead of Christmas gifts this year, we decided to support an organization that is tackling one of the biggest environmental problems - ...


Dec 2023

Sanctions for SCIP violations

On 18 , Dec 2023 | In | By Wolfram Kühn

With the entry into force of the revised German Chemicals Act on 24 November 2023, the handling of substances of very high concern (SVHC) will become more binding. Among other things, the establishment of a national Poisoning Register has been included in the Chemicals Act (ChemG). In addition, the tracking of missing or incorrect notifications of ...


Dec 2023

3rd Advent Door: On the Way to the New Year 2024 – Our Services

On 14 , Dec 2023 | In | By Alisa Maier

As we get closer to the end of the year, we open the third Advent door today to give you a glimpse of our services along the value creation cycle. Take your time here to check if you are well prepared for the coming year in terms of compliance. Are you ready for 2024? The year is drawing to a close: Are you prepared for the new legal requirements ...


Dec 2023

1cc WEEE Reports – The essentials at a glance

On 13 , Dec 2023 | In | By Ute Binder

The extended producer obligations for electrical and electronic products vary considerably from one EU country to another. It is not always easy to keep track of all the details. Our solution: The 1cc WEEE Reports for different countries such as: France, Italy, and Switzerland. The 1cc WEEE Reports contain all the essential information that ...


Dec 2023

2nd Advent Door: Get to Know the 1cc Team

On 07 , Dec 2023 | In | By Alisa Maier

We would like to shed some light on the diverse team at 1cc on our Advent journey, this year. Open the next advent door to find out more about the people behind the scene, who diligently monitor relevant legislation worldwide, assess your specific extended producer responsibilities and help you meet national requirements! (Open each door by ...

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