Japan’s New GVP Updates

Japan’s new Pharmaceutical Affairs Law (PAL), effective as of April 1, 2005, outlines the new post-marketing safety measures, also known as Good Vigilance Practice (GVP). This regulation clarifies the responsibilities of distributors of medical devices, drugs, quasi-drugs, and cosmetic products. All Marketing... Read More


China: Update on Drug Counterfeiting

Although China is making efforts to improve piracy and counterfeit drug enforcement mechanisms, pharmaceutical companies must still be extremely careful in the Chinese market. In fact, currently several large US pharmaceutical companies are facing significant challenges dealing with counterfeit drugs in China.... Read More