Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

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This post was written by Elizabeth B. Carder-Thompson and Daniel Kadar.

2013 was a year of unprecedented scrutiny of financial relationships between manufacturers and health care professionals, such as physicians. Both the United States and France imposed sweeping new reporting and disclosure requirements in an effort to provide transparency and, theoretically, to enable the public – including patients – to make informed treatment decisions and assess possible conflicts of interest. Both sets of requirements carry potentially large financial penalties for failure to report and for incorrect reporting. For manufacturers operating globally, compliance with these provisions will be an ongoing challenge.

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