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LSHC Newsletter

Indirect tax

A quarterly newsletter is to keep you informed about trending issues and regulations in the indirect tax area of the LSHC industry

March 2018

European Court of Justice decisions related to the LSHC industry:
  • ECJ, C-51/16, Boehringer Ingelheim case
Indirect tax regulatory updates in the LSHC industry:
  • UAE VAT update specific to LSHC industry
  • New combined Nomenclature 2018
  • Classification of medical screws: Regulation (EU) 1212/2014 repealed
  • Update on EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement
Regulatory updates in the LSHC industry:
  • Brexit: EMA is moved to Amsterdam
  • Brexit: Regulatory guidance for pharmaceutical companies
  • Modified-release paracetamol-containing products to be suspended from EU market
Trending topics in the LSHC industry:
  • Poland:The evolving definition of fixed establishment for VAT purposes
  • Italy: Mandatory e-invoicing from 2019
  • 2018 Global health care outlook: The evolution of smart health care
  • The future awakens – Life sciences and health care predictions 2022
  • Measuring the return from pharmaceutical innovation 2017

October 2017

European Court of Justice decisions related to the LSHC industry:
  • ECJ, C-51/16, Boehringer Ingelheim case: Advocate-General opinion on rebates paid to insurers or health bodies
Indirect tax Regulatory updates in the LSHC industry:
  • Russia: Federal law on introduction of VAT exemption for lease of medical devices
  • Switzerland : possible decrease of Swiss VAT rates
  • GCC VAT update specific to LSHC industry
Regulatory updates in the LSHC industry:
  • EU-Japan FTA
Trending topics in the LSHC industry:
  • Managing Indirect tax in a complex regulatory landscape
  • The connected patient – How digital technology is enabling patient centricity
  • Russian Pharmaceutical Market Trends in 2017

June 2017

European Court of Justice decisions related to the LSHC industry:
  • ECJ, C-51/16, Stryker
  • ECJ, C-497/16, Juraj Sokáč
  • ECJ, C-412/15, TMD Gesellschaft für transfusionsmedizinische Dienste mbH
  • ECJ, C-573/15 Etat Belge vs Oxycure Belgium SA
Indirect tax Regulatory updates in the LSHC industry:
  • Pharmaceuticals and the 2017 Harmonised System reform
  • New amendment in Explanatory Notes for orthopaedic appliances
  • EU GMP Annex 21: Possible change of the importation of medicinal products in EEA
Regulatory updates in the LSHC industry:
  • Regulation (EU) 2017/746 and Regulation 2017/745 (EU) on medical and on in vitro diagnostic medical devices
Trending topics in the LSHC industry