As drug development becomes a global process, have you had questions about US Regulatory requirements? Do you wonder why your US colleagues ask for certain documents or information? This course is specifically designed for persons with a background in pre-clinical research (e.g., pharmacology, toxicology, drug metabolism), clinical research, quality assurance or academia, with novice to intermediate experience in Regulatory Affairs, who need knowledge of the US regulatory processes. This course will also enhance understanding and be beneficial to persons who work in clinical research, data management, biostatistics, basic research, project management and marketing, etc. DIA Europe also welcomes attendance by regulatory agency staff members. Participants need to have some knowledge of the ICH and in particular the Common Technical Document (CTD). Participants will gain a better understanding of the US regulation of investigational new drugs (INDs) and biologics, of the basics of submission of applications seeking marketing approval for a product (NDA & BLA) and post-marketing regulatory requirements in the US.