French Sunshine Act

On 16 July, the General Directorate of Health (La direction générale de la Santé – DGS) clarified in a guidance paper that the decision issued by the Conseil d¹Etat (highest administrative court in France) regarding the French Sunshine Act will apply retroactively for agreements concluded since 1 January 2012. The Court’s decision basically deleted language from the 29 May 2013 guidance of the Health Ministry that provided that remuneration for services rendered did not constitute reportable benefits under the Sunshine Act. Consequently, the judgment required a dual publication of each contract: one in the conventions section and one in the benefits section of the Ministry of Health dedicated website where you can see more on this story.

Published 23. July 2015 in News France