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Magda Tovar

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Today the European Commission has finally published its Proposal to revise the EU Pharmaceutical legislation, the most momentous reform for over 20 years. This is an eagerly anticipated overhaul of the EU’s pharmaceutical system that has generated a lot of debate and concern since earlier leaked documents showed the far-reaching effect of the measures that were being considered and the impact these could have on the industry. The review is part of the EU’s Pharmaceutical…

In brief On 6 October 2022, Advocate General Medina issued an Opinion in three joined appeal cases brought by the European Commission, the EMA and Biogen against Pharmaceutical Works Polpharma. The opinion touches on the concept of global marketing authorization (GMA), and on the principle of mutual recognition of scientific assessments carried out by Member States authorities and EU institutions. In depth This is the first case related to the question of whether an authorized fixed combination…