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EU merger control – new guidance brings uncertainty – particularly for tech and pharma acquisitions
Illumina’s acquisition of cancer testing startup, Grail, looks set to be the testing ground for the Commission’s first application of its new guidance on the Article 22 referral mechanism of the EU Merger Regulation (Council Regulation EC No 139/2004) allowing it to review deals that meet neither EU or national thresholds. There has been much debate at EU level as the extent of a perceived merger enforcement gap, allowing acquisitions by incumbents of nascent competitors that could play a significant...
April 20, 2021
7 min read
Singapore Gets Vaccinated! Introduction of the Pandemic...
As part of a slew of measures to mitigate the effect...
March 25, 2021
6 min read
Introduction of the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal...
On the 3rd February 2021, the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal...
March 2, 2021
1 min read
Impact of Brexit on Artificial Intelligence in Hea...
AI developments in the UK The UK is starting...
February 5, 2021
5 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
Hungary: New Legal Provisions set out Mandatory Infrastructure for Telemedicine
Until recently the Hungarian legal background of telemedicine was not particularly detailed. For obvious...
September 29, 2020
4 min read
Post-Transition Brexit: New MHRA Guidelines on Medical Devices
With a post-transition Brexit looming on the horizon, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory...
September 21, 2020
4 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
Transfer of value in France: publication of the regulatory provisions specifying the ceilings above which an authorization from the authorities is required
An important change to the new regime governing transfer of value to HCPs, students and associations...
August 20, 2020
2 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
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