Global Compliance News

In brief

On 18 April 2024, the State and Regions’ Conference approved the Agreement proposed by the Ministry of Health for the implementation of an active pharmacovigilance program.

Key takeaways

The Agreement will be implemented by signing conventions between the Italian Medicine Agency (AIFA) and single Regions, through which the Pharmacovigilance Funds, relating to the

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The Aesgp (Association of the European Self-Care Industry), Efpia (The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations) and Medicines for Europe (hereafter the “Working Group“) have published a position paper containing a set of recommendations on how to make package leaflets for medicines more comprehensible to patients in order to ensure their appropriate,

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The Constitutional Court has set the public hearing for 22 May 2024, to discuss the legitimacy of the payback regulation for medical devices.

Key takeaways

In particular, the Constitutional Court will discuss the merits of the multiple orders issued by the Regional Administrative Court of Lazio – Rome, with which questions of constitutional

The Federal Court of Australia imposed a AUD 1.25 million pecuniary penalty on wholesale licensee Lanterne Fund Services Pty Ltd for too many authorised representatives.

In brief

In the question often asked by Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensees, how many representatives can I have on my AFSL we now have at least one answer. The

In brief

This alert provides an overview of the Australian Government’s proposed regime in respect of mandatory climate-related financial disclosure (CRFD Regime). It addresses potential liability for directors of life sciences and biotechnology companies in such disclosure.

Key takeaways

  • The proposed CRFD Regime is still in draft but is expected to be finalised in the

Rising investor expectations have spurred a global push for publicly listed companies (PLCs) to disclose comprehensive sustainability information. As a result, regulatory bodies worldwide are either mandating or strongly recommending the issuance of sustainability reports by PLCs, focusing on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.

The integration of ESG disclosures with financial reporting enables investors

Recent amendments to the regulation applicable to local and foreign companies

In brief

During the first months of this year, both national authorities and the Public Registry of the City of Buenos Aires (IGJ) enacted regulations providing for relevant changes applicable to local companies, as well as to foreign companies registered or applying for registration

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The amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 (OSHA) and the repeal of the Factories and Machinery Act 1967 (FMA) will come into effect on 1 June 2024.1

The amendments introduce significant and wide-ranging changes to the OSHA (which incorporate provisions of the FMA). These changes include the introduction of new