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Court of Justice confirms scope of protection of court proceedings as exception to right of access (Intercept Pharma v EMA)

Published on: 29 October 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Justice confirms scope of protection of court proceedings as exception to right of access (Intercept Pharma v EMA)
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Life Sciences analysis: The Court of Justice has dismissed an appeal brought against a General Court’s decision confirming an EMA’s decision to disclose a periodic benefit-risk evaluation report. The court confirmed that the exception to the right of access to documents based on the protection of court proceedings is only relevant where documents are drawn up in the context of specific court proceedings or where they contain legal positions that are the subject of such proceedings. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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