Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
New legislation regulating e-cigarettes in the Czech Republic entered into force on 1 March 2017, introducing specific safety and quality requirements on e-cigarettes in the country for the first time.
Elkington and Fife LLP
Following a Notice of the European Commission related to certain parts of the EU Biotech Directive (98/44/EC), the EPO has decided to stay all examination and opposition proceedings...
The new EU Medical Device Regulations were adopted by the European Parliament on 6 April 2017.
On 15 March 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") ruled on cases C-323/15 P (Polynt v ECHA) and C-324/15 P (Hitachi Chemical Europe and Polynt v ECHA) under...
This certification process will replace the current approvals given by the Minister of Health.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In France, transparency requirements are regulated by two main sets of laws: "The French Anti-Gift Law" . . .
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
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The relationship between the life sciences industry and health-care practitioners is being reshaped in France through regulatory developments under both the French Anti-Gift Law and the French Sunshine Act.
On 4 April 2017, the Health Products Regulatory Authority ("HPRA") published for consultation a draft guide to distribution of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Government has been busy addressing three topical matters involving the sale of alcohol in Ireland.
The new EU Medical Device Regulations, which are due to be voted on by the European Parliament, will result in increased post market surveillance and vigilance requirements for medical device manufacturers.
The new Medical Device Regulations, whose final drafts were published by the Council of the European Union last week, will result in an additional layer of review of technical documentation...
In occasione della conclusione di Vinitaly e a seguito dell`entrata in vigore del Testo Unico sul Vino (L. 12 dicembre 2016, n. 238), riteniamo utile esaminare le novità legislative e le iniziative a tutela del Made in Italy per il settore vinicolo.
Il 1 aprile 2017 è entrata in vigore la Legge n. 24/2017 ("Legge Gelli") recante "Disposizioni in materia di sicurezza delle cure e della persona assistita, nonché in materia di responsabilità professionale degli esercenti le professioni sanitarie".
Mamo TCV Advocates
Following Brexit, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will be forced to relocate its headquarters out of London. Several EU Member States have already expressed an interest in hosting the EMA.
Turkey continues to make changes to food regulations in order to harmonize its approach with the European Union. New regulations introduce principles and procedures for adding vitamins, minerals and certain other items to foods.
Erdem & Erdem Law
Medicine has been defined by the World Health Organization as "products that are used to change or analyze physiological and pathological circumstances to the benefit of the user."
The pharmaceutical industry is facing a ‘tidal wave' of complex age and behaviour related diseases creating increased economic, scientific and delivery risks.
Since the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU), some eight months ago, the ongoing debate has been dominated by uncertainty - with limited guidance on how to plan for changes to come.
Clyde & Co
In Malone –v- Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board  CSOH 31, the Court of Session considered informed consent to diagnostic medical procedures.
While discussions around Brexit took centre stage last week, it was also a significant week for awareness building in mental health, including mental health in the workplace.