Life Sciences Update - March 2018

Life Sciences Update - March 2018

Welcome to the monthly update from the Life Sciences team at S&B containing news about recent and topical developments.

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Charlotte Tillett, Gustaf Duhs
  1. Changes to EU medical device regulations are here

    Gustaf Duhs explains what Pharma businesses need to do in PharmaTimes. Read more

  2. Employer vicariously liable for employee's deliberate data breach

    In a decision that will concern all employers, the High Court has held that Morrisons supermarket was liable for the deliberate data breach by one of its employees, even though he intended to cause harm to his employer.   What happened? The employee... Read more
  3. Draft Withdrawal Agreement sets out proposed post-Brexit landscape for EU-wide IP Rights

    Following a period of negotiations between the UK and the EU Commission, a draft Withdrawal Agreement on the UK’s exit from the European Union was published on 19 March 2018. The draft sets out plans for a transition period of 21 months ending on 31... Read more
  4. Developments in the online sale of pharmaceuticals in the EU

    Gustaf Duhs talks about recent cases on fixed pharmacy prices, including the DocMorris case. Read more (Requires subscription)

  5. European Medicines Agency relocation: interactive progress tracker

    A new interactive tracking tool showing the main milestones and deliverables for the EMA’s move to Amsterdam has been published by the EMA.  It is designed to allow full visibility of the progress of the relocation.   Following the EU27... Read more
  6. Upcoming Events

    MEDICINES FOR EUROPE - LEGAL AFFAIRS CONFERENCE

    25 April 2018

    Members of our Life Sciences team will be attending the Medicines for Europe - Legal Affairs conference in London. Find out more

     

    EU PHARMACEUTICAL LAW FORUM IN BRUSSELS

    15 - 17 May 2018

    We will be at the EU Pharmaceutical Law Forum in Brussels as one of the conference sponsors. Please get in touch with Charlotte Tillett or Gustaf Duhs to arrange a catch up. Find out more

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