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CMA

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Watchdog investigating pharmacies over handgel prices

The CMA has launched investigations into four retailers, including pharmacies, suspected of charging “excessive and unfair prices”.

Pharma director disqualified for breaking competition law

A director of a pharmaceutical manufacturer has been barred from holding a directorship at any UK company after admitting to his role in two separate anticompetitive agreements.

Lexon appeals against £1.2m nortriptyline fine

CMA says it will defend an appeal brought by Lexon against a £1.2m fine for allegedly sharing commercially sensitive information.

Change laws to stop pharma ‘pay for delay’ deals say economists

Systemic change is needed to stop pharmaceutical companies paying off rivals to keep cheaper generic drugs out of the market, UEA academics have warned.

Paracetamol and hand sanitiser top price complaints

The CMA’s Covid-19 Taskforce received almost 21,000 complaints between 10 March and 19 April.

Paracetamol hit by coronavirus price hikes

Pharmacy contractors are reporting that wholesaler prices for paracetamol have risen substantially in recent weeks.

Four companies fined £3.4m in CMA nortriptyline probe

Wholesaler Lexon (UK) has been fined although it denies any infringement.

EU court rules on GSK 'pay-for-delay' appeal

The European Court of Justice has upheld a UK decision that GSK and other companies entered an illegal agreement.

Three companies accused of illegally hiking drug price by 1,800%

The CMA alleges Aspen agreed to pay Amilco and Tiofarma to stay out of the UK market for Addison’s Disease medicine.

Two pharma companies admit to illegal collusion over nortriptyline

Two companies involved in an investigation into the supply of nortriptyline have confessed to illegal collusion.

Drug firm coughs up £8m to competition watchdog in UK first

A pharmaceutical company has offered to pay the NHS £8m following an investigation into suspected collusion.

Drug companies “carved up the market” alleges watchdog

AMCo, Morningside and Alliance Healthcare have been accused of illegal market sharing over nitrofurantoin.

Pharma companies accused of breaking competition law

Four pharmaceutical companies have provisionally been found to have broken competition law.

CMA approves Celesio's £125m Sainsbury's deal

Sainsbury's 281 pharmacies are to be rebranded as LloydsPharmacy, with 2,700 set to join the Lloyds workforce



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