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Life Sciences & Healthcare

Liberalisation of regulations on the use of cannabis-based medical products in Ukraine

April 2021 – Ukraine has taken a step towards liberalising regulations on the use of cannabis-based medicines. In particular, the Cabinet of Ministers has legalized:

Kinstellar advises on the sale of the largest Czech eye-care services provider

March 2021 – Kinstellar has successfully advised Eight Roads on its sale of Optegra International Limited (“Optegra”) to H2 Equity Partners. Optegra is a leading pan-European ophthalmology group with 23 eye hospitals and clinics across the United...

Peter Kováč contributes to a publication entitled "Urgent Medical Care – Prehospital and Hospital – for Adults and Children"

March 2021 – Peter Kováč, Of Counsel in Kinstellar's Bratislava office, has contributed to a publication entitled "Urgent Medical Care – Prehospital and Hospital – for Adults and Children". The team of authors was led by Viliam Dobiáš, President...

Czech Republic: New rules adopted for medical devices

March 2021 – The Czech parliament has adopted local rules to implement the anticipated entry into force of a new EU Regulation on Medical Devices. The main purpose of the new rules is to increase the safety of medical devices. Additional legislation...

Peter Kováč contributes to a study on the EU Member States’ rules on health data in the light of GDPR

March 2021 – Peter Kováč, Of Counsel in the Bratislava office, has contributed to a study on the EU Member States’ rules on health data in the light of GDPR. A series of workshops was held in the first half of 2020 with the participation of representatives...

Kinstellar advises the Hungarian medical device manufacturer Medicor on investment in Turkey

February 2021 – Kinstellar has successfully advised the Hungarian medical device manufacturer Medicor on its EUR 2 million investment for incubator production in the Turkish capital Ankara. The project is Hungary's first direct investment in the medical...

Public consultation on the conditions, rules and procedure for regulating and registering prices of medicinal products in Bulgaria

December 2020 – Bulgaria’s Council of Ministers has opened public consultations on proposed amendments to the Ordinance on the conditions, rules and procedure for regulating and registering the prices of medicinal products in Bulgaria.

Peter Kováč leads online expert medical congress co-sponsored by Kinstellar Bratislava

December 2020 – Peter Kováč, Of Counsel and head of the Life Sciences & Healthcare practice in Kinstellar’s Bratislava office, served as lead organiser for the expert medical congress “Legal, Forensic and Economic Aspects of the Medical Profession”...

Updated guidance for clinical trials of medicinal products in Ukraine

October 2020 – On 28 September 2020, the State Expert Centre of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine ("the Centre") updated its non-binding guidance on the conduct of clinical trials of medicinal products, considering the current quarantine restrictions...

Life Sciences & Healthcare: Update on government measures in Kinstellar jurisdictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

1 July 2020 – The following is an overview of the current government measures concerning the life sciences and healthcare sectors in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine. Please click here...