Global regulators discuss observational studies of real world data for COVID-19 medicines

In a dedicated COVID-19 workshop, organised by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) under the umbrella of the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA), international regulators discussed how data generated during clinical practice could complement evidence from clinical trials with potential therapeutics or vaccines against COVID-19. Participants from more than 25 countries, representing 28 medicines […]

ECB extends review of its monetary policy strategy until mid-2021

Events to be postponed by six months due to coronavirus pandemic Conclusion of review now expected for mid-2021 The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to extend the timeline for the review of its monetary policy strategy. In the current situation, the decision-making bodies and staff of the ECB and the […]

Sweden joins ECB’s instant payments settlement platform

ECB and the Sveriges Riksbank conclude agreement on settlement of electronic payments in Swedish krona on the Eurosystem’s real-time infrastructure, TIPS Sweden is European frontrunner in use of instant payments ECB President Christine Lagarde says cooperation of central bank community in Europe works effectively – also in times of crisis Today, the European Central Bank […]