Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Gregory Pelecanos, Senior Partner at our firm and a widely acclaimed competition law expert, was invited to coordinate the 4th session of the highly successful 2nd Conference on "Law & Health Policies". The Conference was organized by NOMIKI BIBLIOTHIKI under the auspices of the Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies (SFEE) and the Association of Health - Research & Biotechnology Industry (SEIB), and took place on 18 October 2022 in Athens.
The 4th session of the conference explored matters pertaining to "Medicines - Competition - Access & Safety". Two very interesting submissions on critical topical issues were presented by esteemed legal experts in the field, under the coordination of Gregory Pelecanos Ballas, namely: "Excessive pricing of pharmaceutical products: the practice of competition authorities and case law", by Lefkothea Nteka, Partner at Lambadarios & Associates, and "Shortages in medicines & parallel exports: institutional framework and competition rules - the national market sufficiency obligation", by Stefanos Economou, D.E.A., Managing Partner at Stefanos P. Economou & Associates.
The highly successful conference constituted a focal annual meeting that fostered fruitful scientific dialogue between lawyers, expert scientists and representatives of institutions involved in the establishment and implementation of health Law.
Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C. maintains an active interest in competition law and its intersection with health law and policies, and is proud to participate in events that promote and shape the future of the related legal framework in Greece.