BMI SYSTEM, BearingPoint and Bristows LLP (UK) are delighted to invite you to a free cocktail seminar entitled


How to implement an efficient EFPIA / ABPI Disclosure Strategy?


  • Date: Thursday 3 July 2014
  • Time: from 6 PM to 8 PM
  • Venue: Bristows LLP, 100 Victoria Embankment London EC4Y 0DH




  • Update on EFPIA/ABPI requirements, data privacy & consent issues
  • How to comply with global requirements and enforce local ones?
  • Real examples of a transparency project within the healthcare industry
  • Case study on an IT solution for payments disclosure & cross border activities



5:30 – 6:00 PM – Registration
6:00 PM – Welcome and introduction – Hazel Grant, BRISTOWS LLP
6:05 PM – How to comply with global requirements and enforce local ones ?
ABPI / EFPIA Disclosure general regime and UK perspective
– Hazel Grant, BRISTOWS LLP
6:30 PM – Real examples of a transparency project
within the healthcare industry – BEARINGPOINT
7:00 PM – Bringing it all together with one IT solution for payments disclosure & cross border activities – Laurent Clerc and Francis Geysermans, BMI SYSTEM
7:30 – Question & answer session followed by cocktails



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Understand the latest UK & European regulations for transparency in the healthcare industry and gain an insight into how to implement a secure & reliable software solution.





FrancisFrancis Geysermans is the Chief Technical Officer and the International Projects Director of BMI SYSTEM. He is a software engineer, expert in managing and coordinating project developments and a SOA architect. Former IBM consultant, Francis is a co-founder of BMI SYSTEM. He has a background of more than 25 years in the IT industry.

LaurentLaurent Clerc is regulatory affairs expert at BMI SYSTEM. He holds a Master of Health Law, a Master of Quality Assurance and an executive MBA. Co-founder of BMI SYSTEM, he has a professional background of more than 18 years serving the pharmaceutical industry and hospitals within consulting firms specialised in regulatory affairs.


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Veronique FassyVeronique Fassy, BearingPoint Partner in charge of the Life Science Practise, started her career as an Information Systems Consultant for government and public entities, including the Ministry of Health. She was also involved in various transformation projects in the industry sector, but has since 1997 worked exclusively for the pharmaceutical industry, where she has been involved in a wide range of consulting assignments covering business and IS strategies, process transformation and optimisation, system implementation and change management.



HazelHazel is recognised as a data privacy expert with over 15 years’ experience of advising on UK and EU data protection law and is recommended by Chambers and Legal 500. She advises on data protection compliance strategies (including national filings and global data transfers), responses to data breaches, cloud computing, big data and data privacy litigation. Hazel is an editor of the Encyclopaedia of Data Protection and Privacy, as well as a contributor on UK data protection law to several other texts. She regularly speaks internationally on EU data privacy issues.



Through the creation of bespoke solutions for the pharmaceutical, medical device and cosmetic industries, BMI SYSTEM is now the leader in providing software solutions dedicated to transparency and regulatory compliance. Beyond BMI SYSTEM’s extensive experience in the IT sector, the team possesses in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry, which allows us to deliver best-of-breed business and technical solutions.

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BearingPoint is one of the global leaders in business consulting, combining management and IT consulting. With its network of more than 3,200 employees in Europe, we support our customers from strategy definition to operational project delivery, serving all sectors and addressing multiple transformation issues (Business Strategy, Customer management, Supply Chain, Finance, Information technology…). We have a dedicated Life Sciences practice with more than 200 consultants. We are part of a growing worldwide alliance of like-minded business consultancies, united by our belief in diverse perspectives, ideas and ways of working.

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Bristows is a full service, London law firm with strength in depth as well as breadth. Bristows works with leading clients from across the sectors and offers a true spectrum of legal expertise, both contentious and non-contentious. Bristows has been representing Samsung in the UK aspects of its patent dispute with Apple relating to smartphone and tablet technologies and involving parallel proceedings in ten jurisdictions. On 26 June 2012 Bristows was awarded 3rd place in the category of UK Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards.

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We hope you can join us. If you’re interested in attending this event or for further information, please contact BMI SYSTEM at For lawyers, this event is accredited with CPD points.