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Italy: Pharmaceutical company fined by the Italian Competition Authority for the sale of a lifesaving drug at excessive prices
Essetifin S.p.A., Leadiant Biosciences Ltd., Leadiant GmbH and Sigma – Tau Arzenmittel GmbH (“Leadiant”) were recently sanctioned by the Italian Competition Authority (“ICA”) after investigations revealed an abuse of dominant position in the national market of the sale and production of a pharmaceutical product made of chenodeoxycholic acid (“CDCA”). CDCA is an active ingredient widely used to cure cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (“CTX”), an ultra-rare disease. According to the ICA,...
July 18, 2022
6 min read
Final(ly) Rules of Procedure of the UPC
Apart from the Unified Patent Court Agreement and a large...
July 18, 2022
1 min read
China Health and Medical Data Protection (I): Human...
I. An Overview of Regulatory Regime Under the...
May 24, 2022
13 min read
New Draft Implementing Regulations propose key changes...
On 9 May 2022, the National Medical Products Administration (the...
May 19, 2022
5 min read
Gender Equality in the COVID-Impacted Workplace: A Global View, Bird & Bird & Sheppard Mullin Women in Healthcare Leadership Collaborative
Bird & Bird hosted a virtual event to discuss gender equality in the Covid-impacted workplace with...
April 1, 2022
1 min read
The Return of Biosimilar Substitution in France
Every year the Social Security Financing Law for 2022 (LFSS 2022) introduces several measures resulting...
March 28, 2022
3 min read
International Comparative Legal Guide to Digital Health 2022
Our Life Sciences IP, Regulatory and Data Protection experts Sally Shorthose, Toby Bond, Emma Drake and...
March 17, 2022
1 min read
Renewal of early access and compassionate use frameworks in France
On 1 July 2021, the early access and compassionate use reform entered into force. A medical treatment...
November 10, 2021
6 min read
UK medical devices regime set for an upgrade
Just 7 months after the expiry of the Brexit transition period, the Medicines and Healthcare products...
October 7, 2021
4 min read
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