There is only one certainty now that Theresa May has finally triggered Article 50 putting the rest of Europe on two year’s notice that the UK will be pulling out of its Union after 44 years.
The key concern for the international biopharma industry as the UK prepares to leave the European Union is regulation.
For most of its post-war history, the UK’s financial services industry was a distinctly parochial institution, far removed from the commanding heights of the UK economy, and far outstripped by international competitors.
The forecast is that 2017 will be the year that Ireland’s outdated gambling laws will finally be updated. But what are the odds that promises for better regulation of casino-type gambling that were first made more than a decade ago will be followed through?
There is nothing new about the term “fake news”, the shiny new buzz word for this year. The expression first started floating around last year when Facebook came under scrutiny for publishing unverified content and “fake” news stories.
Socrates once said: “Wisdom begins in wonder”. This is particularly true in health and medical matters. Research and development is essential to the discovery of new treatments and medicines. One area I want to explore, however, is the role of patient involvement in medical services design and implementation.
The European Commission has published its long awaited proposal on the revision of EU comitology rules. But what has prompted the Commission to propose the changes and what impact will they have on EU decision making?
Dieselgate, the controversy surrounding the falsification of emission measurements of diesel vehicles with the use of defeat software, continues to make waves on both sides of the Atlantic.