COVID-19 Key EU Developments, Policy & Regulatory Update No. 3

Jones Day


Competition & State Aid

• Guidance on allowing limited cooperation among businesses

• EU approves Member State measures to support the economy

Trade / Export Controls

• Commission waives customs duties and VAT on import of medical equipment from non-EU countries

• EU notifies WTO on coronavirus-related actions

Medicines, Medical Devices, and Personal Protective Equipment

• Guidelines on optimal and rational supply of medicines to avoid shortages during COVID-19 outbreak

• MDCG Guidance on temporary extraordinary measures related to medical device Notified Body audits during COVID-19 quarantine orders and travel restrictions

• Guidance on collection and transfusion of convalescent COVID-19 plasma

• First-time “ERAvsCorona” action plan

• EU authorities establish new drug shortage reporting system

• Commission Guidance on medical devices, active implantable medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices in the COVID-19 context

Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection

• European Commission recommendation on use of mobile applications in the context of COVID-19 • European Data Protection Board 20th plenary session

Please see full Publication below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Jones Day | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

Jones Day

Jones Day on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
Custom Email Digest
- hide
- hide

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, track anonymous site usage, store authorization tokens and permit sharing on social media networks. By continuing to browse this website you accept the use of cookies. Click here to read more about how we use cookies.