Grantors & Exhibitors
We thank the following Grantors and Exhibitors for their support in helping to make this conference possible.
Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Life Sciences
Tighter competition, regulatory scrutiny and tough enforcement heighten the risk of litigation and non-compliance. In your industry, compliance issues and risk factors need to be addressed at every turn, from research and development to marketing strategies and supply chain integrity. And the scrutiny of regulators and customers alike is increasing and rapidly changing.
EY professionals understand the complex issues facing pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. We have significant experience helping companies evaluate and manage those aspects of their businesses that pose the greatest potential risks. Our dedicated teams include CPAs, government contract analysts, economists, licensed pharmacists and certified fraud examiners, as well as former pharmaceutical executives, ethics and compliance officers and government auditors, investigators and prosecutors.
For more information visit www.EY.com/FIDS.
Our lawyers have acted as trusted advisers to the world’s largest healthcare companies for more than half a century. Among the first firms to provide comprehensive industry advice — covering biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, and healthcare services — we have broad experience and a sophisticated understanding of the global life sciences market that few can match. We help healthcare companies soundly navigate intensifying legal and commercial risks, realize opportunities for expansion and growth, and stay ahead of the innovation curve.
Our international network spans 47 countries, including the largest healthcare markets in the world. Many of our practices — including M&A, Tax, Compliance, Healthcare Regulatory, Employment, Intellectual Property, and Dispute Resolution — are ranked among the world’s leading. Our lawyers have developed a depth of knowledge in the industry in respect of various market players including manufacturers, distributors, research institutions, clinical trial bases and health and regulatory authorities. For more information www.BakerMcKenzie.com.
Those of us in the Davis Wright Tremaine health care practice group devote nearly all of our time to industry-specific matters. This allows us to develop niche practices within the field that serve needs unique to the health care market. We also understand the business issues and regulatory developments that affect health care delivery and compliance, and as a unified team we can match the attorney with the niche expertise that best addresses client needs. For more information visit our website at www.DWT.com.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. With more than 3,000 life sciences and healthcare consultants to help you navigate the complex regulatory environment of Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device and Diagnostics industries, we apply our deep industry knowledge, technical expertise, and strategic approach to offer solutions and deliver powerful results. From the synthesis of highly complex healthcare transactions, rules, regulations, data, documents and business practices to bring meaningful value to the co-development of a dispute, regulatory, compliance or investigation strategy and execution, we help clients help clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests.
More information about Navigant can be found at www.navigant.com.
Polaris, a QuintilesIMS company, is the world’s leading healthcare compliance software and consulting firm, providing innovative solutions to Life Sciences companies.
Our services range from best-in-class compliance software to expert consulting, planning and strategic guidance from the industry’s leading compliance authorities. Polaris also offers competitive data analytics and end-to-end managed services.
Polaris is headquartered in New York City, with worldwide offices in Amsterdam, Boston, Hong Kong, New Brunswick, Paris and San Francisco.
Since 2001, the world’s most recognized pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies have relied on Polaris as their trusted life sciences compliance solutions partner. Learn more at www.polarismanagement.com.
Sidley’s global life sciences practice comprises a team of multidisciplinary lawyers with a deep understanding of the issues innovators face—from the science and technology to the business realities. Harnessing a breadth of experience, we represent prominent pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, dietary supplements and food clients on a range of regulatory, compliance and enforcement issues. Strong advocacy on behalf of our clients consistently earns our team acknowledgement from industry publications. This includes being named “Life Cycle Firm of the Year” at the inaugural LMG Life Sciences Awards in 2016. We also received first-tier national rankings in Biotechnology Law, FDA Law and Healthcare Law in the U.S. News — Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings for the seventh consecutive year, and each year since the survey’s inception. In addition, our service and responsiveness earned us recognition in the BTI Industry Power Rankings as a “Most Recommended Law Firm in the Pharmaceutical Industry.”
For more information please visit www.Sidley.com.
Through the creation of bespoke solutions for the healthcare industry, BMI SYSTEM is the leader in providing software solutions dedicated to transparency and regulatory compliance. Beyond BMI SYSTEM’s extensive experience in the IT sector, the team possesses in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry, which allows us to deliver best-of-breed business and technical solutions. For more information visit www.BMI-SYSTEM.com.
EZmeeting is an innovative tool for meeting planning and compliance management of healthcare professionals (HCP) meetings（promotional meeting, peer-to-peer meeting, advisory board meeting, and clinical meetings, etc.）. EZmeeting offers a comprehensive mobile app technology solution for meeting preparation and approval, venue selection, meal and transportation central procurement and payment, onsite management, speaker management, compliance monitoring, and reporting and data analysis. EZmeeting is an integrated platform, simplifying the process to provide single-source services for HCP meetings. EZmeeting solution embeds the compliance in each step of the process without leaving attendees and meeting planners experience behind..
Global Financial Connection (GFC) Consulting is a professional service firm that dedicates itself in providing world class tax consulting service, anti-fraud solution service, business investigation service, professional outsourcing service and big data solution service. It is headquartered in Shanghai and there are either branches or business partners in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Hong Kong and Singapore.
From 2015, GFC is currently in cooperation with local firms in major cities around the world to deploy overseas market strategic alliance. The alliance ensures effective communication in overseas markets with close cooperation between our professionals and local firms. In 2015, a local tax and advisory service provider in Singapore, represented by Pearly Koh, had formally joined the global network of GFC Consulting as an alliance member. We will continue to expand our services in more overseas cities to establish a global strategic alliance. GFC Consulting is targeted to achieve the Asia Pacific layout in 2018.
More information can be found at www.gfc-global.com.
Seton Hall Law’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy advances scholarship and recommendations for policy on the varied and complex issues posed by health and pharmaceutical law. As a nationally ranked Health Law program, the Center fosters informed dialogue between policymakers, consumer advocates, the medical profession, and industry in the search for solutions to the ethical, legal, and social questions presented in the health and pharmaceutical arena.
In addition, the Center is a leader in providing healthcare compliance education and training in the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific on national and international mandates that apply to the safety and promotion of drugs and devices. The Center also hosts conferences and educational programs, inviting leading experts from the public and private sectors to examine cutting edge policy issues.
Launched in 2007, the Center extends Seton Hall Law School’s national reputation in health law to the life sciences arena and offers a challenging health law curriculum through its M.S.J., J.D., and LL.M. degree programs, online Graduate Certificates, and online M.S.J. The Center draws upon the intellectual strength of the Seton Hall Law School faculty and research fellows who bring to the Center’s work nationally-recognized expertise in health and pharmaceutical law, not-for-profit governance, intellectual property law and bioethics, among other areas.
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