UK Pharma Industry Bracing for Possible Disruption

From FierceBiotech: GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty fears that if the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is moved from London, it will cause a tremendous disruption for the UK’s pharma and biotech industry. Experts worry about the possibility of regulatory upheaval if Brexit happens. The fate of the EMA is in the air. Brexit is currently in[…]

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Will Brexit and Trump Affect Future Pharmaceutical Packaging and Labeling Regulations?

The Pharmaceutical industry is gradually coming into compliance with new regulatory requirements including the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) for Britain and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) for the US. An important deadline coming up in November 2017 mandates that manufacturers must include product identifiers, serial numbers, lot numbers, and expiration dates in their[…]

How Will UK Drug Regulation Be Affected by Brexit?

Now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union (EU), there are many questions being asked, Tracy Staton of FirePharma pointed out. The UK had been home to the EU’s European Medicines Agency (EMA) for most of their participation in the union, but that is no more with Brexit. The UK’s life sciences[…]

Turbulence Ahead for Europe’s Pharma Industry Following Brexit

As the votes were being tallied, the entire world had its eye on the UK. The implications of “Brexit” reverberated around the world as it waited with baited breath. In a 52-48 majority, the UK decided to exit the European Union (EU) after close to 50 years. The actual implementation of Brexit will not be[…]

UK Pharmaceutical Sector Bracing for Regulatory Shake-Up Following Brexit Possibility

From Elza Homstedt Pell of EurActiv, pharmaceutical companies are closely watching the “Brexit” referendum for the UK to leave or stay in the European Union (EU) and how it could shake up the pharma regulators. Pell argues that the UK would lose its regulatory influence in pharma over the European Medicines Agency (EMA) if the[…]