In the wake of the UK’s agreed deal with the EU, Andrew Howard, Deputy Director for Trade, Regulation and Analysis in the Office for Life Sciences, offers advice to those life sciences businesses navigating the transition to a new regulatory landscape.
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As the UK enters new territory following its departure from the EU, legal experts Marie Manley and Chris Boyle from Sidley Austin explore the resultant consequences for biopharma companies and the regulatory opportunities that lie ahead.
The ABPI has found that the UK is leading the rest of Europe in early-stage clinical trials and makes suggestions on how the country can maintain this position.
The ABPI and EFPIA have both emphasised the need for trade talks to mitigate medicine supply chain disruptions following Brexit.
Cecilia Avram details the requirements for pharma companies post-Brexit and provides practical pointers on minimising the disruption to cross-border product availability as new rules come into force.
The ABPI has said that the new UK-Japan free trade agreement will benefit the pharma industry, providing continuity for life science businesses.
The ABPI has responded to new guidance, intended to prepare pharma companies for the end of the Brexit transition period, from the MHRA.
The UK government has written an open letter to medicine suppliers, outlining how supply can be maintained after the end of the Brexit transition period.
In a Q&A with European Pharmaceutical Review, Marie Manley, Partner at Sidley Austin and Will Holmes, Associate at Sidley Austin discuss the post-Brexit landscape for Life Sciences.
The ABPI has outlined how the new immigration system in the UK will affect life science workers and businesses, emphasising the need for regular reviews to remain competitive.
The government in the UK has told pharmaceutical businesses to examine the risk that coronavirus poses to the supply chain and retain any stockpiles from Brexit to mitigate shortages.
Drug shortages can greatly impact patients and the pharmaceutical industry. Adrian van den Hoven, Director General of Medicines for Europe, explains how to prevent and reduce the effects of medicinal scarcities in the EU.
A written statement from the UK government has highlighted the importance of trade co-operation with the EU, including for pharmaceuticals.
New research suggests that a Brexit deal would obligate the UK to adhere to the EU MDR, imposing tighter restrictions on development and so hinder the industry.