All Insights en Mon, 24 Jun 2024 10:02:07 +0100 Wed, 19 Jun 2024 11:01:24 +0100 EU AI Act's 'deployers' definition has wide-ranging significance for life sciences <p><strong>Identifying businesses as deployers of high-risk AI systems is crucial for understanding new regulatory responsibilities</strong></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2024 11:01:24 +0100 All Insights Government updates guidance on the UK National Security and Investment Act &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Changes cover call-in powers, universities and research bodies, outward direct investment and notification forms</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 05 Jun 2024 10:48:31 +0100 All Insights Low-risk AI bears high stakes for digital health in new EU regulation &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Life sciences providers of low- or medium-risk AI will also be subject to the EU AI Act</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 15 May 2024 09:10:14 +0100 All Insights UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency outlines AI strategy &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The MHRA has published its response on how it is aligning with the principles of the AI regulation white paper</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 10 May 2024 15:38:52 +0100 All Insights A new CE marking for European healthcare: when and why? &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The EU AI Act's new CE-marking regime for high-risk systems has implications for life sciences and healthcare businesses</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 08 May 2024 08:17:34 +0100 All Insights Future Foods Update | May 2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>This edition includes new UK guidance on plant-based dairy products, an Austrian case on naming plant-based products, and EU developments on lab-grown meat.</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 03 May 2024 14:42:06 +0100 All Insights High-risk AI systems in life sciences face strict regulatory scrutiny from new EU rules <p><strong>Businesses should consider if and how AI is used internally or externally and get ready for the risk-based approach</strong></p> Thu, 02 May 2024 08:24:21 +0100 All Insights New AI legislation's reach extends into European healthcare &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>What impact could the sector-neutral EU AI Act have on public health and patient care across Europe?</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 24 Apr 2024 08:33:58 +0100 All Insights The UK is developing its approach to deregulating gene editing in plants &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The UK has pursued a post-Brexit deregulatory agenda via new legislation but has it failed to capitalise on the changes?</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 22 Apr 2024 10:05:00 +0100 All Insights New EU AI Act is poised to shape the future for life sciences in Europe &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>What is the extent of the sector's application of AI and the regulatory outlook following European Parliament approval?</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:33:59 +0100 All Insights European Parliament formally adopts Product Liability Directive <p><strong>What changes and practical actions should businesses be considering?</strong></p> Fri, 12 Apr 2024 14:21:12 +0100 All Insights Setting sail globally: launching internationally in an interconnected world &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Launching a business internationally can be a game-changer but comes with its own set of challenges and considerations</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 10 Apr 2024 15:42:37 +0100 All Insights UK government unveils draft procurement regulations for public sector bids &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Authorities and suppliers will need to keep an eye on information published about procurements and resulting contracts</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 04 Apr 2024 11:17:51 +0100 All Insights Decision time for UK medical device regulation: diverge or converge with the EU? &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The MHRA appears to be considering an approach for UK regulations that would broadly mirror the EU model</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 28 Mar 2024 17:16:10 +0000 All Insights Medication advertising in the digital age &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The Generalitat of Catalonia has updated its guide to advertising medicines for human use with a focus on digital advertising</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 25 Mar 2024 15:55:41 +0000 All Insights What qualifies as a legitimate reason to object to parallel trade of medicines in Europe? &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Trade mark owners are able to object to the parallel trade of medicines provided that there are legitimate reasons</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 20 Mar 2024 16:35:13 +0000 All Insights What are the patentability implications of deregulating gene editing in plants in the EU? &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The European Parliament has voted to embrace more flexibility in the regulation of gene-edited plants but has proposed a ban on patents</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 15 Mar 2024 13:26:38 +0000 All Insights Navigating Belgium's life sciences terrain: a strategic overview <p>Insights into regulations, trends, and strategic pathways for the pharmaceutical, medical device and food (supplement) industries</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2024 10:36:07 +0000 All Insights EU assesses competition picture of the pharma sector &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Commission reports to the Council on how EU antitrust and merger rules in the pharmaceutical sector have been enforced in the period 2018-2022</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 07 Mar 2024 08:39:55 +0000 All Insights The UK Procurement Act 2023 brings new rules for frameworks and dynamic markets &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The changes that are set to be introduced later this year could prove useful for both suppliers and authorities</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 04 Mar 2024 11:37:41 +0000 All Insights Updated EPO examination guidelines address AI, accelerated oppositions and antibody claims &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The European Patent Office's new guidelines entered into force on 1 March&nbsp;</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 01 Mar 2024 16:32:48 +0000 All Insights English High Court considers limitation of liability for dishonest breach &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The case reinforces the importance of clear drafting and the courts' literal approach to interpreting clauses</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:51:29 +0000 All Insights Will cannabis now be legal in Germany? German parliament passes new Cannabis Act &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Cannabis legalisation for recreational use in Germany is coming – however only as a limited partial decriminalisation for now.</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 23 Feb 2024 17:02:07 +0000 All Insights Technology, Media, and Communications Annual Review 2024: key themes <p><strong>AI, digital regulation, M&amp;A and emerging 'inclusive' policies are among the areas of focus for this year's review</strong></p> Tue, 20 Feb 2024 14:16:00 +0000 All Insights Reform of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013 takes shape for GB &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Modernisation of the regulatory framework aims to reduce the administrative burden for businesses in Great Britain</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 16 Feb 2024 10:22:07 +0000 All Insights