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2013-06-19 14:32:04

Controversial deals that delay generic versions of drugs coming onto the market can lead to consumers paying significantly more for some treatments, according to new research by an academic from the University of East Anglia. Dr Farasat Bokhari´s study shows that moves to investigate and ban pay-to-delay deals — which typically involve a branded manufacturer holding a drug patent paying a rival generic firm to delay the release of its cheaper version — are justified. The...

2013-03-15 23:04:29

The independent drugstore lobby is again seeking special antitrust exemptions (HR 1188) that would empower independent drugstores to charge consumers, employers, unions, and government agencies higher prescription drug prices, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said today. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 The independent drugstore lobby is again seeking special antitrust exemptions (HR 1188) that would empower independent drugstores to charge consumers, employers,...

Microsoft Fined $732 Million For Antitrust Violations In Europe
2013-03-06 13:09:44

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Tech giant Microsoft has been handed, and apparently accepted, a giant-sized fine by the European Union (EU) for failing to offer users a choice of browsers on its Windows operating system (OS), breaking a legally binding commitment that had been in place since 2009. As a result the European Commission has fined Microsoft $732 million US. The announcement was made Wednesday by Joaquin Almunia, the European Commission´s top...

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2012-08-13 15:57:25

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google can add India to the list of countries where it's under investigation for antitrust issues. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) received information about violations of an Indian competition rule, Reuters Reports. The case against Google was filed by R.P.N. Singh, minister of state for corporate affairs in India. Details of the allegations were not disclosed. Google spokesperson Paroma Roy Chowdhury sent a statement to...


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