Highlights Of The New EU Framework For Medical Devices

Law360, New York (November 30, 2012, 1:20 PM EST) -- On Sept. 26, 2012, the European Commission proposed two regulations that would replace the existing rules regarding sales of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices in the European Union. Why was this done, and what does it all mean?

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