Danish company is fined €93.8 million for breach of European Union anti-trust rules.
European Commission Vice-President Joaquín Almunia announced on Wednesday (June 19) fines totalling nearly €150 million on pharmaceutical companies that the Commission judges guilty of illicit agreements to blunt competition in the market for anti-depressant medicines. Lundbeck, a Danish company, is fined €93.8 million, and a handful of generic companies are fined a total of € 52.2 million. The [...] Read more
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Special report: European single market
Published Thursday, 24 November 2011
Next year is the 20th anniversary of the creation of the EU's single market, and EU policymakers would like to mark the occasion by closing some of the gaps.
The financial crisis has put great strain on the single market, but that has not stopped EU leaders pledging to push it towards completion.
The European Commission has come up with 12 ways to advance the single market.
Chairman of the Parliament's internal market and consumer protection committee on how the single market should progress.
EU state-aid rules have changed rapidly over the past few years, and more change is on the way.
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