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New sort of applicable economic operators regulation: the Market Surveillance Regulation

Attentive attendees of my presentations will have remarked in my presentations about economic operators that essential parts of the general Goods Package were being amended and that this may affect companies in…
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€ 500 per data subject – a quantification of why GDPR matters

Clients often ask me why they should invest in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance so much. For medical devices and medicines regulatory compliance, they get it to an extent. Non-compliant devices…
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€ 500 per data subject – a quantification of why GDPR matters

Clients often ask me why they should invest in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance so much. For medical devices and medicines regulatory compliance, they get it to an extent. Non-compliant devices carry risk of enforcement, which can lead to them being taken off the market. Devices off the market = collapse of cash flow […]

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Qserve / Axon EU MDR and IVDR pop-up conference in Boston MA on 18 July

Qserve Group and Axon Lawyers (my law firm) are organizing a pop-up mini conference about the new EU Medical Devices (MDR) and IVD Regulations (IVDR) at Qserve’s Boston MA office in the…
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PRRC guidance under MDR and IVDR published

The MDCG has just published its guidance on the PRRC, MDCG 2019-7 “Guidance on Article 15 of the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and in vitro Diagnostic Device Regulation (IVDR) regarding a ‘person…
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Bottleneck of bottlenecks for notified body capacity

People that are downplaying the notified body bottleneck may need to start to revisit their position with notified body LRQA now also dropping out of the notified body pool for medical devices…
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National MDR and IVDR implementation news – Netherlands implementation decree consultation

While nothing much comes out at EU level and member states seem to wait until the last moment with implementing legislation (because the people needed for that are caught up in the…
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National MDR and IVDR implementation news – Netherlands implementation decree consultation

While nothing much comes out at EU level and member states seem to wait until the last moment with implementing legislation (because the people needed for that are caught up in the gridlocked Brussels MDR and IVDR implementation process as a result of structural under-resourcing of medical devices oversight) some member states are really on […]

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IVDR, in-house developed tests and the state of MDR/IVDR implementation

In several posts on this blog I have discussed the severe impact that the IVDR will have on the IVD industry selling in the EU (just click on IVDR in the tag…
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