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The Federal Trade Commission today charged The Hearst Trust, a family-held trust based in New York, New York; communications and entertainment company The Hearst Corporation, also in New York, which The Hearst Trust owns; and First DataBank, a wholly-owned Hearst Corp. subsidiary based in San...
In the complaint dated March 30, 2001 the Commission alleged that Schering - Plough, the manufacturer of K-Dur 20 - a prescribed potassium chloride, used to treat patients with low blood potassium levels - entered into anticompetitive agreements with Upsher-Smith Laboratories and...
The Federal Trade Commission today charged three drug makers, Schering-Plough Corporation ("Schering"), Upsher-Smith Laboratories ("Upsher-Smith") and American Home Products Corporation, with entering into anticompetitive agreements aimed at keeping low-cost generic drugs off the market.
The Federal Trade Commission today announced a consent agreement with Hoechst Marion Roussel ("HMR," now Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc), Carderm Capital, L.P. ("Carderm") and Andrx Corporation ("Andrx") to resolve an allegedly illegal agreement between the companies, affecting the $750 million a...
The Federal Trade Commission has announced its decision not to seek further review in the Supreme Court of its case against the California Dental Association ("CDA"), and has returned the matter to adjudication and dismissed the complaint. The Commission vote was 5-0. Chairman Robert Pitofsky and...
Under terms of a final consent order settling charges stemming from the merger of SmithKline and Glaxo Wellcome plc, the parties agreed to divest pharmaceutical products in six markets: antiemetics; the antibiotic, ceftazidime; oral and intravenous antiviral drugs for the treatment...
Citing several violations of a 1995 Federal Trade Commission consent order, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a complaint against Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC), on behalf of the Commission, seeking civil penalties and other equitable relief. According to the complaint, BSC...
Tyco settled antitrust concerns relating to its acquisition of Mallinckrodt, Inc. Tyco agreed to divest its endotracheal tube business to Hudson RCI.
An association of 86 physicians practicing in the Fairbanks, Alaska area settled charges that the Alaskan Healthcare Network illegally formulated a fee schedule based on its members’ current prices for use in negotiations with third-party payers in an effort to obtain higher prices...
Alaska Healthcare Network (AHN), an association of 86 physicians who practice in the Fairbanks, Alaska area, has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that AHN and its members agreed to fix prices and other terms of dealing with health plans, and obstructed the entry of new health...
A plan to establish a network of independent pharmacies in Massachusetts and Connecticut that will market a package of medication-related patient care services provided by participating pharmacies to physician groups, self-insured employers, and managed care organizations is not likely to restrain...
In light of a settlement offer made by the defendants, all parties are seeking suspension of pretrial proceedings in FTC v. Mylan Laboratories, Inc., et al., and in the states' lawsuits. Any final agreement must be approved by the Commission.
Final consent order permits Pfizer’s merger with Warner-Lambert Company and requires divestitures in several pharmaceutical markets including: Pfizer’s RID brand of head lice treatment; Pfizer’s antidepressant drug, Celexa; Warner’s Cognex, a drug used in the treatment of Alzheimer’s...
Amicus brief for the United States and the Federal Trade Commission urging denial of Supreme Court review in a case raising the issue whether misrepresentations to state agency, in the course of petitioning activity, precludes a claim of immunity from antitrust liability.
General surgeons and six competing general surgery practice groups in the Austin, Texas area settled charges that they collectively refused to deal with two health plans, forcing the plans to accept the surgeons’ demands to raise surgical rates.
The dental association with a membership of more than 1800 dentists practicing in Puerto Rico agreed not to encourage its members to enter into agreements that set or fixed the fees charged or terms and conditions under which dentists would deal with health insurance plans or other...
The Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas de Puerto Rico ("Colegio"), an association of approximately 1800 dentists licensed to practice dentistry in Puerto Rico, has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it restrained competition among dentists in Puerto Rico by fixing the terms under...
A consent order settled allegations in an administrative complaint that charged that Hoechst agreed to pay Andrx Corporation millions of dollars not to market and distribute a generic version of Hoechst’s branded Cardizem CD, a once-a-day diltiazem drug product used in the treatment...
Abbott and Geneva Pharmaceuticals settled charges that the two firms entered into an illegal agreement to stop the marketing and development of a competing generic drug. According to the complaint, Abbott, manufacturer of Hytrin – the brand name for terazosin HCL, a prescription drug...

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