The information concerning transfers of value must be published annually on a website accessible by the public (www.betransparent.be) and at the latest on 31 May of the year after the relevant reporting period. For the transfers of value which occurred in 2017, the deadline is therefore, on Thursday 31 May 2018.
Medical devices and pharmaceutical companies must also ensure compliance with their data protection obligations and inform relevant beneficiaries including healthcare professionals that they are processing their personal data for the purpose of the Belgian sunshine rules. Such information must comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will apply from 25 May 2018.
Please contact our team should you have any question concerning the Belgian Sunshine Act and the GDPR.
Authored by Fabien Roy