INSIGHTS
In the Know.

Search by

Browse through a selection of articles from our legal experts on topics of interest to investors and businesses in our region.

Romania sets out new rules on medical devices

June 2021 – On 11 June 2021, the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 46/2021 (“GEO no. 46/2021”), which establishes the institutional framework and measures for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2017/745, entered into force. The aim of GEO no....

Current telemedicine trends in CEE and Turkey

May 2021 – Telemedicine has been one of the fastest growing areas within the healthcare sector during the current coronavirus pandemic. But even in 2018, well before the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission predicted in its Market study on telemedicine...

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:

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...

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.

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...

Life Sciences & Healthcare: Outlook and Opportunities

28 May 2020 – As companies continue to face the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their business, our experts keep you up to date and provide practical insights on the key developments related to your sector.