Life Sciences Spotlight: Chinese regulatory enforcement action not slowing down; patent strategies and loyalty discounts; and more
Dr Simone Mitchell
Since our last edition, there has been a number of developments in the life sciences sector across the Asia-Pacific region and we are pleased to be able to update you on these recent trends.
It is evident that the focus on compliance in the region will continue for some time unabated and changes to the regulatory landscape are continuous and increasing. Those in the industry who have responsibility for legal and compliance have an ever-increasing burden in this respect. Not only are the goal posts continually shifting, but there are many, many more hurdles that need to be cleared. In short, ensuring compliance is getting much more difficult.
In this edition, Andrew Ball and Elizabeth Ticehurst discuss, from an employment perspective, how best to achieve compliance from employees in Australia. Scott Thiel explains the new rules governing the collection, use and security of consumer personal information in China. This is a significant development given that the new rules significantly expand privacy protection for consumers in China. These changes follow a wave of privacy reform across the region. Given that life sciences companies routinely collect and handle personal data, these rules present significant changes for the industry…
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