Healthcare & Life Science

Loyens & Loeff is very active in the Healthcare and Life Sciences markets. Our Team of experts provides solutions for all possible regulatory, legal and tax issues that arise in the healthcare and life sciences sectors.

News - 22 November 2017

EMA’s revised guidelines on first-in-human clinical trials to increase safety of trial participants

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published its revised guideline on first-in-human clinical trials. The revision of the guideline is the result of the...
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Article - 30 October 2017

Adoption of the EU package on medical devices: innovation and safety first!

The EU Parliament has adopted two long-awaited regulations on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices. These regulations include a couple of...
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Article - 17 August 2017

New bill on Flemish inheritance tax prohibits the deduction of debt to the surviving spouse

In this article, you read an explanation of the new bill in Flemish inheritance tax that makes deduction of debt to the surviving spouse impossible.
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Article - 24 July 2017

Data breach incidents: new attack targets health sector

The digitalization of healthcare services is not without risk from a data protection perspective.
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A general and absolute prohibition of any advertising relating to the provision of oral and dental care services is contrary to the eu law

Prohibition of advertising of oral and dental care services is contrary to the EU law

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Integrated approach

Our integrated approach, combining legal and tax knowledge, is unique in the market and results in our clients receiving efficient and effective solutions to their particular needs. Moreover, our Belgian Team is part of a broader European Healthcare / Life Sciences Team with a particular focus on the Loyens & Loeff home markets: The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland.

Multidisciplinary team

To best respond to your needs, we have adopted a multidisciplinary approach with a team of experts who will assist you at every stage of your business. This integrated approach combining legal expertise with an unique knowledge of the sector, guarantees efficient and creative solutions for our clients. The team brings together experts in the following areas: regulatory and data protection, market practices, commercial, employment, competition, international trade, VAT, customs, financial, corporate and M&A, administrative and litigation.

How can we help you?

We assist you with every aspect of your business: risk assessment with regard to regulatory aspects, strategic advice, product or service development, drafting contracts, handling complex transactions from inception to closing, administrative issues, including towards public authorities, representing you in court and in alternative dispute resolution. We also keep you aware of material changes, carry-out risk analyses and draft risk management schemes.