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FDA publishes internal policy on prioritizing surveillance inspections for drug manufacturing sites

Earlier today, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., made publicly available for the first time FDA’s internal policy (MAPP 5014.1) for how drug manufacturing facilities are prioritized and scheduled for surveillance inspections.  According to the press release, in 2017, approximately 5,063 drug establishments were subject to routine surveillance inspection; out of these approximately 5,063 eligible drug

Government reveals new UK surveillance measures in the wake of tribunal decision restricting the Wilson Doctrine

On 4 November 2015, the government published the Investigatory Powers Bill, containing new surveillance powers for police and security services in the UK. The draft Bill, which is expected to be introduced to Parliament in the New Year, contains a wide range of proposals, including a “double-lock” for interception warrants, so that, following Secretary of