GlaxoSmithKline Plc, the U.K.’s largest drugmaker, will pay $105 million to settle claims by California, New York and more than 40 other states that it illegally promoted asthma and antidepressant drugs.Read More »
Maryland has recovered $15 million from drug maker GlaxoSmithKline LLC to resolve allegations that the company engaged in improper marketing of the prescription drugs Avandia, Avandamet and Avandaryl, all of which are used to treat diabetes.Read More »
Should general counsels be indicted by the government in investigations into company practices?
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What are the main reasons you would fire outside counsel or have fired outside counsel in the past?
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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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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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WASHINGTON — GlaxoSmithKline LLC will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to promoting two popular drugs for unapproved uses and to failing to disclose important safety information on a third in the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history, ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »