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CardioFocus raises $32m, inks Japanese distribution deal

January 7, 2015 by Brad Perriello

CardioFocus reports a funding round worth nearly $32 million and inks a Japanese distribution deal for its HeartLight laser ablation system for treating atrial fibrillation.

CardioFocus raises $32m, inks Japanese distribution deal

this week reported a funding round worth nearly $32 million and said it inked a distribution deal in Japan for its HeartLight laser ablation system for treating atrial fibrillation.

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India eases foreign ownership rules for medical device makers

December 29, 2014 by MassDevice

India eases restrictions on foreign ownership of companies in its $7 billion medical device industry.

India eases foreign ownership rules for medical device makers

(Reuters) — India has made it easier for foreigners to fully own existing medical device makers in the country, in a bid to boost investment in the $7 billion sector.

The government said Dec. 24 that foreigners wanting to buy 100% of device makers no longer need to get prior approval.

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China to cut red tape on imports of medical devices, medicine

December 19, 2014 by MassDevice

The U.S. says it hammered out a deal with China to speed American-made medical devices and drugs to the Chinese market.

China to cut red tape on imports of medical devices, medicine

(Reuters) — China agreed to allow U.S. medical devices and medicines into local markets more quickly and open up its anti-trust procedures, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said yesterday after bilateral trade talks between the 2 nations.

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China halts anti-dumping probe into EU, Japan dialysis kit makers

December 17, 2014 by MassDevice

China closes out an anti-dumoing probe into foreign dialysis kit makers including Fresenius, Nikkiso and Nipro.

China halts anti-dumping probe into EU, Japan dialysis kit makers

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SEC dings Bruker in $2.4m China bribery case

December 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The SEC dings Bruker Corp. for $2.4 million to settle charges that it broke the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying off Chinese officials to win business there but admitted no wrongdoing.

SEC dings Bruker in $2.4m China bribery case

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Analogic expects fines in BK Medical's Danish bribery beef

December 15, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

Analogic says it expects federal fines stemming from an investigation into an alleged bribery scheme between its BK Medical subsidiary and some Danish distributors.

Analogic expects fines in BK Medical's Danish bribery beef

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Zoll Medical seeks Japan's O.K. for temperature management tech

November 24, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

Zoll Medical wants Japanese regulatory approval to use its intravascular temperature management system to treat sudden cardiac arrests.

Zoll Medical seeks Japan's O.K. for temperature management tech

Zoll Medical wants to use its temperature management technology in Japan to treat sudden cardiac arrests, a new indication in that country for a system designed to cool or warm patients.

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