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Europe: Not Out of the Antitrust Woods Yet

Guest blog from Pharm Exec Europe‘s Brussels correspondent, Reflector. The new year has started with a grim reminder that last year’s heat over competition in the European pharmaceutical sector has not been dissipated by the winter’s frosts. Before January was a week old, the European Commission (EC) announced that it had opened a formal antitrust […]
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The EU Pharma Switch

The chair of the first session of the joint meeting between the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) and The Organization for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (TOPRA) in London this week was quick to point out that the event was not scheduled to coincide with last Friday’s announcement that European Commission (EC) responsibility for EMEA is finally […]
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Pharma Accused of Keeping Good Generics Down

Image via Wikipedia The European Commission has accused the pharmaceutical industry of delaying the entry of generic drugs to the market. As a result, it intends to step up its scrutiny of the sector under EU antitrust law. “We must have more competition and less red tape in pharmaceuticals,” claimed Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes. “The […]
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