Global Health Care Compliance

Why Ropes & Gray

Collaborating across practices and geographies, our team has benchmarked and implemented global compliance programs for many leading companies. Our lawyers and professionals are fluent in 42 languages. We also partner with law firms on six continents. Learn more about our Global Health Care Compliance capabilities.

Global Health Care

We advise on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Compliance program structure and mandate
  • Compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), U.K. Anti-Bribery Act and other anti-corruption laws
  • Sanctions and export control compliance
  • Regulatory compliance with the U.S. FDA, China FDA, and EU regulatory bodies
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity
  • Diligence and monitoring processes for distributors, sales agents and other third parties.
  • HCP arrangements
Within these areas, our work typically encompasses:

  • Policy development and implementation
  • Compliance training
  • Internal and government-initiated investigations
  • Risk assessments
  • Day-to-day “help desk” compliance support
  • Due diligence for corporate transactions
  • Industry benchmarking 

Global Health Care Compliance

Law Comparison Guide

Ropes & Gray’s local law compendium aids clients in operating in accordance with local laws as part of their global compliance programs. Together with our local counsel partners, we have developed easy-to-use summaries of country-specific health care laws, regulations and industry codes for the following regions: Asia, Europe and North & South America. For more information on this publication, please click here.

Podcasts & Alerts

Ropes & Gray regularly examines trends, developments and issues in global health care compliance care to provide guidance on this rapidly evolving topic.

View more news & analysis


We regularly offer webinars and teleconferences to address common compliance concerns.

Email Questions

  • Virtual Twenty-Second Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Ethics and Compliance Congress: How to Establish Risk Tolerance in an Emerging Organization (November 3, 2021)
  • Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress: High-Risk Areas Related to Patient Assistance and Support Programs (September 28, 2021)  
  • Economic Sanctions & Export Control Risks for the Health Care & Life Sciences Industries (November 22, 2019)
  • Auditing and Monitoring: How to Use Data Effectively (October 23, 2018)
  • Networked Medical Devices and Current Security Risks (July 16, 2018) 
View more


Global HC Mailing List Sign Up

We compile and produce resources to help you navigate compliance obligations and risks related in an international environment.

Other Resources

View all resources

Contact Us

Andrew Dale
Andrew Dale
+852 3664 6438
Alison Fethke
+1 312 845 1320
Amanda Raad
+44 20 3201 1642
Cookie Settings