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Healthcare & Life Sciences

23 September 2020
Armand Aviges Suspension of decision granting Baclocur market authorisation when decision is based on compromise rather than scientific knowledge

France - Altana

Over the past two years, the French administrative courts have witnessed several proceedings concerning the use of Baclofen for alcohol-related disorders. The Baclofen saga highlights the difficulty for a health authority to make decisions lacking a purely scientific basis which aim, at least partially, to satisfy third parties.

Authors: Armand Aviges, Delphine Lapillonne
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Amy de La Lama Telehealth privacy issues due to COVID-19

USA - Baker McKenzie

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant expansion in the need for telehealth, with as many patient visits as possible being conducted using telehealth platforms. As a result, healthcare providers must meet patient needs while at the same time meeting data protection regulatory requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This video discusses the recent changes to the telehealth sector and what healthcare providers need to do to ensure that they comply with data regulations.

Author: Amy de La Lama
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Petter Larsson Objective necessity to rebox in parallel trade and implementation of EU Falsified Medicines Regulation

Sweden - Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Authors: Petter Larsson, Jonas Löfgren
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Austria - Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Author: Rainer Herzig
Constantin Herfurth Cybersecurity in healthcare sector – Q&A on data breaches in relation to medical devices

European Union - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Authors: Constantin Herfurth, Magdalena Kotyrba
Carmen Verdonck BCA confirms that merger control rules apply to creation of loco-regional hospital networks

Belgium - ALTIUS

Authors: Carmen Verdonck, Nina Methens
Abigail Smith Federal Court strikes price calculation provision of amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations

Canada - Smart & Biggar

Author: Abigail Smith
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Mexico - Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

Authors: José Alberto Campos Vargas, Ernesto Vega Saldivar
Vanessa van Coppenhagen Life sciences acquisitions and divestments

South Africa - ENSafrica

Author: Vanessa van Coppenhagen