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1 March 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Opinion

Ways to ensure business as usual in a no deal Brexit scenario

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Brexit

The Brexit task group at UK law firm Royds Withy King is advising business owners of the steps they need to take to make sure they can continue to trade with the EU in the event of a no deal Brexit.

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Are your commercial contracts Brexit ready?

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Your commercial contracts may be vulnerable to political changes. Have you considered if you need to renegotiate? Or engage with your supply chain? Or add extra protection for your IP?

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5 December 2018 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Corporate & Commercial

Negotiation, drafting and review of a contract for a new orphan drug

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Long standing client from charity sector with a patient data base, came to us with the need for legal advice. It had been approached by a European Pharmaceutical, (EP). EP wanted to have access to our client’s database in order …

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Life after Brexit: the challenges and opportunities facing the UK’s Life Sciences sector

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“The life sciences industry represents one of the dominant economic sectors in the UK.
It brings significant jobs and growth to virtually every region. To retain the UK’s competitive edge in this sector, there is a requirement for sustained effort over a longer period of time”.
Professor Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford and Chairman, Office for the Strategic Coordination of Health Research.

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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Factsheets, Technology & Media

GDPR guidance for life science businesses collecting and processing patient data

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22 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

What to take from the annual meeting of the Medicon Valley Alliance

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On 11th October 2018 Thomas Bjørn and Claus Andersen attended the annual meeting of the Medicon Valley Alliance.

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18 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Opinion

Brexit – while we are waiting for certainty

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Brexit uncertainty

This weekend I attended a conference in Copenhagen hosted by the Conservative party in Denmark and the Europe movement. The conference was about the implications of Brexit. The speakers included officials from the Danish CBI (“Dansk Industri”), Danish Shipping (Danske Rederier) and Dominic Schroeder, who is the UK Ambassador to Denmark.

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16 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Opinion

Have you considered these 10 things about Brexit?

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Brexit

Claus Andersen, Partner, and Abdul Basith, Paralegal, look at 10 interesting but not often thought of facts about Brexit

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18 July 2018 0 Comments Posted in Brexit

Royds Withy King provides input into the CBI’s report on post-brexit immigration policies

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Being able to attract the right talent is hugely important to our clients, to our firm and to the wider legal industry. Our clients’ employees and our own lawyers and support staff are recruited from inside and outside the UK, including from the EU and other overseas countries. 

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21 November 2017 0 Comments Posted in News

Departure of European Medicines Agency takes 40,000 London hotel rooms with it

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Oxford genetics

The EU yesterday (20 November) announced that the European Medicines Agency will relocate from its Docklands home to Amsterdam when the UK leaves the EU in 2019, taking with it around 1,000 high value jobs. The move will, says Royds …

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1 September 2017 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Industry responds to life sciences industrial strategy

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Oxford genetics

Earlier this week, a report by Sir John Bell, British-Canadian geneticist and Oxford University professor, set out proposals to encourage growth and investment as the Government seeks to address concerns about the negative effects of Brexit on scientific research, academia and the pharmaceutical industry. The report was commissioned by the Government and written in collaboration with key players in the life sciences sector.

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26 July 2016 0 Comments Posted in News

Court agrees to deal between business and fraud investigators

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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has this month announced a second deferred prosecution agreement which will see a firm pay more than £6million for corruption and bribery offences. The deal was reached between the unnamed company and SFO officials and …

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