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Reminder of the key requirements of the anti-gift law following the €1 billion+ fine of a pharmaceutical company
  Breach of the “anti-gift” law An investigation by the Directorate General for Fair Trading, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (“DGCCRF”) led to a €1,125 million fine on a pharmaceutical group for practices constituting a massive breach of the "anti-gift" law. In 2021, the DGCCRF investigated compliance with the "anti-gift" system in the health products distribution sector and uncovered illegal practices in particular that certain pharmacists throughout France were unduly...
February 2, 2023
3 min read
The Activation of Payback on Medical Devices
The Italian Ministry of Health, in a Decree dated 6 July 2022,...
October 7, 2022
1 min read
The Return of Biosimilar Substitution in France
Every year the Social Security Financing Law for 2022 (LFSS 2022)...
March 28, 2022
3 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
Worldwide Interpol operation Pangea XIV leads to shutdowns and arrests
Operation Pangea is a yearly recurring operation in which Interpol aims to remove the online sale of...
June 24, 2021
2 min read
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...
April 20, 2021
7 min read
Introduction of the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2021
On the 3rd February 2021, the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2021 (Bill) was introduced...
March 2, 2021
1 min read
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