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Bribery Act - Germany gets ready for stricter criminal laws


Wolfgang Rehmann and Diana Heimhalt explain how proposed changes to the German Criminal Code may create new corruption offences in the private and healthcare sectors.



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Hearing, seeing, moving (Part 2) - key issues in regulation and protection

Paul England explores the patent and complementary means of protecting neural prosthetic devices against the backdrop of regulation of medical more


General court confirms orphan drug data exclusivity

Matthew Royle and Paul England explain the recent decision of the CJEU in Teva v the European Medicines Agency regarding the ten-year exclusivity period for orphan medicinal more

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