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French Sunshine Regulations: The Puzzle Now Completed and in Force

The French sunshine regulations require industry to report certain agreements along with the fees and other benefits provided to various stakeholders in the healthcare sector. Sunshine regulations were amended in January 2016 to increase transparency. Some specifics of these changes were partly established by an implementing decree dated 28 December 2016. Through the publication of

New French Sunshine Regulations About To Kick In

The French sunshine regulations require industry to report certain agreements along with the fees and other benefits provided to various stakeholders in the healthcare sector. These regulations also govern the declarations of interests that experts must file in relation with their interactions with the industry. Sunshine regulations were amended in January 2016 to increase transparency.

New French Transparency Regulations Ruled Valid by French Constitutional Court

The law on modernisation of the French health system adopted on 17 December 2015 introduced, amongst other things, changes to the existing sunshine regulations which require industry to make public the existence of certain agreements with, and benefits provided to, various stakeholders in the healthcare industry.   By a decision dated 21 January 2016,  the

New French Regulations Put HCP-Industry Relationships in the Spotlight

On 17 December 2015, the French National Assembly adopted a law on modernisation of the French health system (the “Public Health Law”).  Key provisions will bring changes to how the pharmaceutical and medical device industries interact with HCPs, by introducing changes to the existing French anti-benefits and sunshine regulations (Articles 178 and 180 of the

Uncertainty Remains Pending Modifications to French Sunshine Regulations

On 24 February 2015 the French Administrative Supreme Court cancelled parts of the French sunshine regulations, and of a related governmental interpretative document. Pursuant to this decision, French sunshine regulations could be construed as requiring the industry to disclose fees paid under agreements with HCPs and with other stakeholders concerned by the regulations. This decision

French sunshine regulations: publication of the governmental order on the unique public website managed by the French authorities

The governmental order on the unique public website set up under the French sunshine regulations was published today. The order provides details on this website, managed by the French authorities, which will make available to the public the information to be reported by the industry under the sunshine regulations.