Tag Archives: AbbVie

Shire Takeover "Could Save AbbVie $8 Billion Tax on Humira over Next 15 Years"

AbbVie’s recent $54 billion acquisition of Shire and subsequent relocation to Ireland will mean substantial tax savings for the US pharmaceutical giant, according to analysts at research and consulting firm GlobalData.
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The Rx Firm Tax Exodus: Is Something Wrong with the U.S. System?

As I read the latest reports of yet another big US Rx firm, this time AbbVie, trying to pull off a “tax inversion” takeover of the Irish-based Shire, I couldn’t help but wonder, what the heck is going on here? Right now, it feels like most major US corporations, especially pharmas, are literally running away […]
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AbbVie, Amgen, and Roche Most Exposed to Biosimilar Competition

While biosimilar products have been launched in Asia and Europe, they are at least three years away in the US, according to a new report on the global biosimilar drugs market.
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Who Dares to Stop the European Transparency Bandwagon?

Who is Trying to Stop the European Transparency Bandwagon? Reflector, EPE, October 14 2013 The data-transparency bandwagon is rolling rapidly across Europe, energetically propelled by regulators, health campaigners, and generic manufacturers. Much of the research-based industry is stepping out of the way of what looks like an unstoppable juggernaut, hoping at best to nudge it […]
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