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The Return of Biosimilar Substitution in France
Every year the Social Security Financing Law for 2022 (LFSS 2022) introduces several measures resulting in important changes for the life sciences sector and the health insurance system. One of the recent changes of note include the reintroduction of biosimilar substitution, which will allow pharmacists to substitute a biosimilar for the prescribed (reference) biological under certain conditions. Similar legislation enabling biosimilar substitution has existed previously in France. Introduced by...
March 28, 2022
3 min read
Post-Transition Brexit: New MHRA Guidelines on Medicines
With a post-transition Brexit looming on the horizon, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory...
September 30, 2020
7 min read
A vaccine for COVID 19 –risks and liabilities in international perspective
As the development of vaccines against COVID-19 is progressing, the question becomes urgent who will...
September 8, 2020
17 min read
COVID-19: Our series of regulatory legislation trackers for the Life Sciences & Healthcare industry
COVID-19 presents an unprecedented challenge to the global life sciences industry.  Members...
July 30, 2020
1 min read
Increased Leeway for Cooperation between Pharma and Medical Equipment Companies during the Covid-19 Crisis
Competition rules are aimed at safeguarding healthy competition between companies. For more than half...
April 9, 2020
7 min read
German Constitutional Court declares the vote on the ratification act of the UPC Agreement unconstitutional because of a lack of the required quorum
Today the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) ruled that the German ratification...
March 20, 2020
5 min read
Blockchain in the Life Sciences & Healthcare Sectors
Blockchain is perhaps best known as the technology on which Bitcoin and other digital cryptocurrencies...
February 25, 2020
13 min read
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