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Healthcare & Life Sciences

Loyens & Loeff is very active in the Healthcare and Life Sciences markets. Our Team of experts provides solutions for all possible regulatory, legal and tax issues that arise in the healthcare and life sciences sectors.

Belgian competition authority conducts dawn raids at hospitals and pharma companies
News - 24 October 2019 - Belgium

Belgian competition authority conducts dawn raids at hospitals and pharma companies

The Belgian competition authority highlights its particular cartel enforcement focus on the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector by conducting dawnraids at...
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Belgian competition authority fines the professional association of Belgian pharmacists
News - 24 October 2019 - Belgium

Belgian competition authority fines the professional association of Belgian pharmacists (again)

The Belgian competition authority imposes cartel fines on the professional association of Belgian pharmacists for a second time in 6 months for anticompetitive...
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Belgian Federal Agency denounces hospitals’ public procurement practices
News - 17 July 2019 - Belgium

Belgian Federal Agency denounces hospitals’ public procurement practices

The Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (the FAMHP) has published guidance on the interaction between the rules on the promotion of medicines and...
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New distribution rules for medical devices in Belgium
News - 28 February 2019 - Belgium

New distribution rules for medical devices in Belgium

Since 7 February, certain medical devices and active implantable medical devices can be sold in Belgium not only via pharmacies but also via other distribution...
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The rise of the Code of Companies & Associations

CJEU rules on 'tender shaping' practices in the medical device sector


Integrated approach

Our integrated approach, combining legal and tax knowledge, is unique in the market and results in our clients receiving efficient and effective solutions to their particular needs. Moreover, our Belgian Team is part of a broader European Healthcare / Life Sciences Team with a particular focus on the Loyens & Loeff home markets: The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland.

Multidisciplinary team

To best respond to your needs, we have adopted a multidisciplinary approach with a team of experts who will assist you at every stage of your business. This integrated approach combining legal expertise with an unique knowledge of the sector, guarantees efficient and creative solutions for our clients. The team brings together experts in the following areas: regulatory and data protection, market practices, commercial, employment, competition, international trade, VAT, customs, financial, corporate and M&A, administrative and litigation.

How can we help you?

We assist you with every aspect of your business: risk assessment with regard to regulatory aspects, strategic advice, product or service development, drafting contracts, handling complex transactions from inception to closing, administrative issues, including towards public authorities, representing you in court and in alternative dispute resolution. We also keep you aware of material changes, carry-out risk analyses and draft risk management schemes.