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Sidley Austin LLP global pricing newsletter - volume three 2014

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  • Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, France, Germany, India, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

On October 21, 2013, Brazil’s National Agency of Supplemental Health enacted Normative Resolution 388, which mandated that all private healthcare

European Commission proposes new rules for novel foods

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  • European Union
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  • January 22 2014

The European Commission recently adopted a proposal for a new EU Regulation on novel foods, which - if adopted - will streamline and simplify the

Overhaul of EU medical device and diagnostic legislation faces further delays

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  • European Union
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  • December 13 2013

The latest December 10, 2013 discussions between EU Member States on new EU medical device and in vitro diagnostic (IVD) regulations reveal continued

EU continues revision and implementation of strict GMP rules

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  • European Union
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  • February 4 2013

In January 2013, three important developments regarding the EU's good manufacturing practice ("GMP") rules for medicinal products were made public:

European Commission publishes guidelines on use of food-related health claims

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  • European Union
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  • January 28 2013

On 25 January 2013, the European Commission's new guidelines regarding the use of food-related health claims ("Guidelines") were published in the

EU court rules on classification of certain borderline products as medical devices

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  • European Union
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  • December 3 2012

In a judgment published on November 22, 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) confirmed that products intended for the investigation of physiological processes only fall within the scope of the EU Medical Device Directive (9342EEC), as implemented into EU Member State legislation, if the products are intended for a medical purpose

Significant overhaul of EU medical devices regime planned

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 29 2012

On 26 September 2012, the European Commission published the proposals for two new Regulations intended to replace the EU directives that govern medical devices intended to be placed on the EU market

EU court rejects national requirement for GM crop coexistence measures

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  • European Union
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  • September 26 2012

On 6 September 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued an important ruling in a case referred to it by Italy’s highest administrative court, the Consliglio di Stato

Extended scope EU Penalties Regulation enters into force

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  • European Union
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  • July 13 2012

As of 2 July 2012, infringements of the EU’s paediatric and new pharmacovigilance rules fall within the scope of the revised EU Penalties Regulation and are now subject to financial penalties of up to 5 percent of the marketing authorization holder’s annual EU turnover

European Parliament calls for additional medical device safety measures

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  • European Union
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  • June 18 2012

On 14 June 2012, the European Parliament (“EP”) adopted a Resolution calling on EU Member States and the European Commission to introduce and implement new measures aimed at ensuring the safety of medical devices