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Human Genome Sciences to cut 114 jobs in October

ROCKVILLE — Rockville-based Human Genome Sciences says it will be cutting 114 jobs. The company told state regulators that it was undergoing an internal restructuring that will lead to the cuts at the end of October. British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline ...

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Judge refuses to delay Glaxo-Human Genome deal

DOVER, Del. — A federal judge in Delaware has refused to issue a restraining order delaying the acquisition of Human Genome Sciences Inc. by GlaxoSmithKline. Two HGS shareholders had argued that the tender offer period should be extended beyond Friday’s ...

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GlaxoSmithKline wins takeover bid for Human Genome

U.K. drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has secured its takeover of longtime partner Human Genome Sciences after agreeing to pay more, a move to expand GSK’s drug portfolio in crucial areas: biologic drugs and treatments for the hundreds of millions of people ...

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In-House Interrogatory (access required)

It’s all about in-house education this week. Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community Most law schools don’t have classes that specifically prepare attorneys for jobs as in-house counsels. And in today’s unsteady economy, more law students are thinking ...

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High court says no overtime pay for drug sales reps

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled that sales representatives for pharmaceutical companies do not qualify for overtime pay under federal law, a big victory for the drug industry. In a 5-4 decision Monday, the court’s conservative majority concluded that ...

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