EU fines: 93 million and 800 thousand euros for LUNDBECK
The European Commission has fined the Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck For €93,800,000 After That the EU executive established that had paid rival companies to delay market entry of versions generic ofantidepressant Citalopram.
CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-EU fines Lundbeck and others 146 mln euros for blocking rival drugs
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(Reuters) – European antitrust regulators fined nine drugmakers, including Denmark's Lundbeck, a total of 146 million euros ($195 million) for blocking the supply of a cheaper anti-depressant to the market, the first EU sanction against such deals.
The punishments follow a 2009 report by the European Commission on the pharmaceutical sector, which said "pay-for-de