The Ongoing Global Transformation in Life Sciences Transparency
By D. Jeffrey Campbell and Brian P. Sharkey
The global trend toward transparency in the life sciences industry has accelerated over the past six months. On February 1, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the final regulations implementing the Sunshine Act provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Similarly, on May 21, 2013, the French government issued a longawaited decree to implement its Sunshine Act, which was passed on December 29, 2011.