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MoFo Life Sciences shares timely legal and business insights and in-depth analyses on trends and the complex technologies at the heart of the global pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, medical devices, digital health, and AgTech fields.


September 22, 2021 - FDA, Healthcare, United States

CMS Proposes to Repeal MCIT Final Rule

Jianyuan (Yuan) Hua, FDA Regulatory and Compliance Associate in New York, contributed to the drafting of this post. Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to repeal the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) and Definition of “Reasonable …›

July 15, 2021 - Antitrust, Healthcare, United States

BIDEN ADMINISTRATION Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy: Drug Pricing and Healthcare Industry Initiatives

On July 9, 2021, President Biden enacted a sweeping executive order creating a “whole‑of-government competition policy.” Morrison & Foerster outlined the administration’s policy in a recent client alert that provides a comprehensive summary of the efforts to change both the substance and the approach …›

May 20, 2021 - Regulatory, United Kingdom

UK’s new emissions trading scheme hosts first auctions

Stephanie Pong, London trainee solicitor contributed to the writing of this article. On January 1, 2021, the UK launched its very own emissions trading scheme (the “UK ETS”) exercising its autonomy since departing the EU. Under this scheme, companies operating in certain sectors can trade …›

May 6, 2021 - AI + Robotics, FDA

CTA Publishes New Standard for Healthcare AI

In February, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced a voluntary standard for healthcare products that use Artificial Intelligence (AI). This standard follows the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recently published action plan for regulatory oversight of AI and machine learning-based medical software. FDA ultimately …›