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ANALYSIS: Pharmaceutical firms get patent extensions to make up for the length of time that drug approval takes. It is time that the European Commission made the same extensions available when medical devices are held up at the approval stage. 23 Mar 2017
LEGAL UPDATE: The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)'s recent announcement that it intends to review the disputes resolution mechanism in its Fee for Intervention (FFI) scheme, coupled with the Sentencing Council's publication of its Definitive Guideline on... 17 Mar 2017
Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...
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The EU product liability directive allows consumers to claim that a pharmaceutical product caused harm even if medical research does not establish a relationship between the product and the disease, an advocate general of the European Court of Justice (ECJ)... 15 Mar 2017
Businesses convicted of a criminal offence are not necessarily precluded from recovering the fines imposed on them from someone else, a court in Scotland has ruled. 15 Mar 2017
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