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Aveo CFO Found Liable For Securities Fraud For Failing To Tell Investors About Regulatory Developments
In a closely-watched trial, the former CFO of Aveo Pharmaceuticals has been found liable for federal securities fraud.
United States
8 Feb 2019
California District Court Dismisses Exchange Act Claims Based On The PSLRA Safe Harbor For Forward Looking Statements
On December 13, 2018, Judge Manuel L. Real of the United States District Court for the Central District of California granted defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiffs' first amended complaint asserting claims for violations of ...
United States
25 Jan 2019
Pharmaceutical Industry Antitrust Handbook
Associate Timothy Slattery (Antitrust-Washington, DC) has contributed to the Pharmaceutical Industry Antitrust Handbook (2nd Ed.) published by the American Bar Association
United States
19 Nov 2018
Putative Securities Class Action Dismissed Against Biopharmaceutical Company Where Statements Regarding Clinical Trials Were Not Actionable And Plaintiffs Failed To Plead Scienter
The Company develops antibiotics to treat infectious diseases, and was working on developing and releasing solithromycin, a drug for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia.
United States
9 Nov 2018
Sample Shaming : FDA's Open Letter On Access To Samples
Senior associate Timothy Slattery (Washington, D.C.-Antitrust) has authored the article "Sample Shaming: FDA's Open Letter on Access to Samples Under REMS Programs Publically Calls Out Branded Drug Manufacturers to Aid Generic Entry" ...
United States
6 Nov 2018
Northern District Of California Dismisses Putative Securities Class Action For Failure To Adequately Allege Misstatements, Scienter, And Loss Causation
On September 7, 2018, Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a putative class action against Impax Laboratories.
United States
23 Sep 2018
Reverse Payment Patent Settlements in the Pharmaceutical Industry: A Year in Review
This past year has seen renewed challenges to reverse payment settlement agreements in the pharmaceutical industry.
United States
1 May 2018
Southern District Of New York Dismissed Exchange Act Claims Against Healthcare Company Regarding Surgical Gowns
The Court held that the complaint did not adequately allege facts giving rise to a strong inference of scienter.
United States
11 Apr 2018
Healthcare Industry Video: Antimicrobial Resistance (Video)
Healthcare Industry Video: Antimicrobial Resistance
United States
22 Mar 2018
Public Healthcare In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia: Plans For Private Sector Participation
Reform of how public healthcare and related services are delivered in the Kingdom is one of the Government's most important priorities.
Saudi Arabia
21 Jul 2017
WannaCry Global Ransomware Attack: What You Need To Know
The WannaCry ransomware attack was first reported on Friday, May 12.
United States
5 Jun 2017
Healthcare In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia — An Overview
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is widely recognised as having the largest and fastest growing population in the Gulf Cooperation Council (the "GCC"), with over half the population under 40.
Saudi Arabia
4 Oct 2016
HHS Releases Guidance On Privacy And Security Audits And Ransomware
First, HHS has recently launched phase two of its three-part audit of compliance with HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification rules. Second, HHS has provided guidance on ransomware...
United States
15 Aug 2016
Clarion Call For Diagnostics
In this article, Kessel discusses the need to enhance diagnostics as a first line of defense against existing and emerging infectious diseases such as the Ebola epidemic and SARS.
United States
29 Jul 2015
Supreme Court Sets Standard For Section 11 Opinion Statement Liability In Omnicare Ruling
Omnicare, Inc. ("Omnicare") is the nation's largest provider of pharmacy services for nursing home residents.
United States
7 Apr 2015
In Re Omnicare, Inc. Securities Litigation: A Middle Ground On Corporate Scienter Under Section 10(b)
The plaintiff claimed that Omnicare, a health care company, made material misstatements and omissions by affirming legal compliance even though internal audits revealed problems with its billing practices.
United States
11 Feb 2015
CMA Forced To Backtrack On Hospital Divestments In Private Healthcare Market Investigation
The Competition and Markets Authority has backed down from its decision in the Market Investigation into Privately Funded Healthcare Services.
9 Dec 2014
Neglected Diseases, Delinquent Diagnostics
Diagnostic tests constitute 3 to 5% of health care spending but Influence ~70% of health care decisions.
United States
19 Mar 2014
Self-Insured Medical Plans After Health Reform
There may be a rough road ahead for employers that offer medical benefits to employees through self-insured group health plans.
United States
10 Jun 2010
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