Crowell & Moring LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels.

On May 3, 2022, the European Commission published a proposed regulation (the “EHDS Proposal”) for the establishment of a European Health Data Space (or “EHDS”). This is the first proposal for establishing domain-specific common European data spaces following the European strategy for data and an important step in building a European “Health Union”. In short, the proposed regulation establishes the EHDS, a common space for health data where natural persons can control their electronic health data (primary use)…