Compliance requirements in the health system have become ever more onerous in recent years – especially because of the new offence of bribery in the health system. Many questions are therefore posed in practice. What forms of cooperation are covered by the offence? Where does criminality begin? What are the legal “Dos” and “Don’ts”? When must criminal investigation be expected? How can that be avoided?
We support companies in the health sector in planning and implementing compliance programmes taking the special features of health law into consideration Apart from avoiding liability risks and corruption, professional disciplinary regulations and social law must feature prominently in our advice. Consideration of the specific pitfalls in the health sector is of central significance in drafting legally secure contracts and structuring cooperation over the entire range from observational studies to receipt of direct funding.