Tag Archives: European Commission

EU Health Commissioner Emerges from the Dark

After a period of near invisibility, the EU’s health commissioner John Dalli has begun to make some higher profile appearance. Pharm Exec’s Europe correspondent Reflector assesses how these have been received by the pharma industry. Just before the holiday break, John Dalli, the European Union’s unobtrusive commissioner for health, has at last emerged from obscurity […]
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Europe: Resisting the Anticompetitive Crusade

It’s been another rocky few weeks for pharma in Europe. Particularly for big brand name companies. But necessity is proving the mother of invention, says Pharm Exec’s Brussels correspondent, Reflector. AstraZeneca suffered a serious setback at the start of July when the European General Court ruled that it had illegally prevented generic competition. The case […]
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Nothing is Rotten in the State of Denmark

Guest blog by Reflector, Pharm Exec Europe‘s Brussels correspondent. Denmark is still on the fringes of some European Union policies. Notably, it has not yet embraced the euro as a currency, and it keeps its distance from the common defence policy. But in one respect, its pharmaceutical industry has just shown that it is well […]
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Europe: Of Apes and Ombudsmen

Guest blog by Reflector, Pharm Exec Europe‘s Brussels correspondent. This column has frequently drawn attention to the complexities of getting anything done in Europe. A brilliant researcher can explore visionary horizons, an ambitious entrepreneur can offer a package of goods or services of inestimable value, but the degree of control and regulation becomes more intense […]
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Europe: Not Out of the Antitrust Woods Yet

Guest blog from Pharm Exec Europe‘s Brussels correspondent, Reflector. The new year has started with a grim reminder that last year’s heat over competition in the European pharmaceutical sector has not been dissipated by the winter’s frosts. Before January was a week old, the European Commission (EC) announced that it had opened a formal antitrust […]
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