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How Is Coronavirus Affecting Clinical Trials and Future Innovation in the UK?

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

A recent analysis by the University of Southampton has shown the devastating effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the early stage research space through the suspension of over 9,000, and cancelling of over 1,000, clinical trials in the UK.

How Is Coronavirus Affecting Clinical Trials and Future Innovation in the UK?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Is the UK Going to Get a Vaccine for Coronavirus First?

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

The gold rush pales in comparison to the race to get a safe and effective vaccine for coronavirus (COVID-19) on the market. But what people really want to know, is who is going to be the first and is it going to be the UK?

Is the UK Going to Get a Vaccine for COVID-19 First?

Articles & Blogs Brexit Pharma & Life Sciences

UK Medicines Suppliers Asked to Stockpile to Prepare for End of Brexit Transition Period

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has asked suppliers of medicines and medical products in the UK to stockpile six weeks' worth of stock on UK soil to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020.

UK Medicines Suppliers Asked to Stockpile to Prepare for End of Brexit Transition Period

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Inside AstraZeneca - The Experience As an In-House Lawyer

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, pharmaceutical companies have been in the headlines on a regular basis, and none more so than AstraZeneca.

Inside AstraZeneca - The Experience As an In-House Lawyer

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Coronavirus Will Not Be Eradicated, SAGE Expert Warns

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) will not be eradicated, and repeat vaccines will be needed to help the population through, Professor Sir Mark Walport, a member of SAGE (the Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies) has warned.

Coronavirus Will Not Be Eradicated, SAGE Expert Warns

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

AstraZeneca Announces Latest Bold Step Towards COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Anglo-Swedish Big Pharma company, AstraZeneca, has announced the first round of in-human Phase I trials for its revolutionary coronavirus (COVID-19) antibody treatment, developed in collaboration with Vanderbilt University in the US.

AstraZeneca Announces Latest Bold Step Towards COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

Articles & Blogs Commercial Contracts Pharma & Life Sciences

Suppliers Lose Termination and Other Rights Following New Law - How to Protect Yourself

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

It is so obvious to say, but suppliers want to be paid for the goods or services they supply, and we are living in highly uncertain times with suppliers increasingly concerned about the ability of customers (or clients) to pay.

Suppliers Lose Termination and Other Rights Following New Law - How to Protect Yourself

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Consultation Period on ABPI Code Closing Soon - Have Your Say

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) Code of Practice is currently in a review and update process, intended to produce a revised version of the Code which will have effect from 1 July 2021.

Consultation Period on ABPI Code Closing Soon - Have Your Say

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Indian Business Invents Device That 'Disables' Air and Surface-Borne Coronavirus

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Indian media outlets have reported that a Bengalaru-based business, Shreis Scalene Therapeutics, has developed a prototype device that can disable the human to human transmission of the Corona family of viruses, including COVID-19.

Indian Business Invents Device that 'Disables' Air and Surface-Borne Coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

No Business, Like Brexit Business

Monday, 27 July 2020

As Brexit talks intensify, healthcare practices from both the UK and EU need to consider and aim to prepare for all scenarios.

No Business, Like Brexit Business

Articles & Blogs Commercial Contracts Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Force Majeure Clause May Be Unreliable If Circumstances Are Within Reasonable Control

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Force majeure clauses have risen from ignored boilerplate clauses to top of the agenda due to coronavirus (COVID-19). The High Court has ruled against a party looking to rely on a force majeure clause...

Force Majeure Clause May Be Unreliable If Circumstances are Within Reasonable Control

Articles & Blogs Commercial Contracts Pharma & Life Sciences

How Can an Innocent Party Take Action to Enforce Their Contractual Rights?

Thursday, 09 July 2020

What should an innocent party do if they are looking to take action against a late paying customer without breaching the contract itself?

How Can an Innocent Party Take Action to Enforce Their Contractual Rights?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Pharma & Life Sciences

Why Is the GPhC Receiving More Fitness to Practise Concerns?

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

The massive number of fitness to practise (FtP) concerns the GPhC has received are likely to be the result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, says lawyer Andrew Andrews.

The GPhC Is Clamping Down on Online Pharmacy Owners

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No Business, Like Brexit Business

Monday, 06 July 2020

As Brexit talks intensify, bio/pharma companies from both the UK and EU need to consider and aim to prepare for all scenarios.

No Business, Like Brexit Business

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information Law Pharma & Life Sciences

No Data Protection Impact Assessment Conducted on Coronavirus Test and Trace

Thursday, 11 June 2020

The Open Rights Group (ORG) has filed a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office about the NHS test and trace service. The complaint relates to the fact that a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) has not been carried out.

No Data Protection Impact Assessment Conducted on Coronavirus Test and Trace