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Ontario to Require Public Disclosure of Industry Payments to Health Care Professionals
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • September 28 2017

On September 27, 2017, the Government of Ontario tabled a bill to enact the Health Sector Payment Transparency Act, 2017, (the "Act") which will


Health Canada To Publish Regulations Implementing New Authorities under Vanessa’s Law
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • June 29 2016

On June 18, 2016, the Federal Department of Health published a Notice of Intent to amend the Food and Drug Regulations and the Medical Devices


Meet SAHPRA - New Regulator of Medices, Medical Devices and IVDs
  • Fasken
  • South Africa
  • February 29 2016

On 24 December 2015 the Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act, 14 of 2015 was passed into law. We refer to this as 'the 2015 Amendment'. The


More regulation on medical devices - coming soon?
  • Fasken
  • South Africa
  • July 27 2015

At present the licensing, sale and distribution of medical devices is not fully regulated under South African law. Although medical devices are


New guidance on the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • April 13 2015

On April 2, 2015 Health Canada launched two new initiatives directly related to the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (the “Act”): (1) The


Vanessa’s Law enacted by Parliament - a new chapter in drug and device enforcement in Canada
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • November 10 2014

On November 6, 2014, the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law) received Royal Assent andbecame law in Canada. This new


An update on the proposed EU revisions to the regulation of medical devices
  • Fasken
  • European Union
  • October 8 2014

The existing European legislation which established a regulatory regime for medical devices is over 20 years old. The current regulatory regime


The regulation of medical devices in the UK
  • Fasken
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2014

In the UK, medical devices are regulated by the Medical Devices Regulations 2002 (the “MD Regulations”) which implement: Council Directive 90385EEC


The Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act a new enforcement approach?
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • December 13 2013

On December 6, 2013, the Minister of Health introduced Bill C-17, the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act. If enacted, the provisions of the


An update on the EU regulatory developments in the life sciences industry
  • Fasken
  • European Union
  • November 15 2013

The EU has long had an extensive regulatory reach in the life sciences industry across Europe. This reach is expanding, thereby increasing the