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OIG Advisory Opinion 12-05 approves consumer rewards program

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • May 2 2012

In OIG Advisory Opinion 12-05, the OIG found that a consumer rewards program (the “Program”) offered by a supermarket chain with in-store and independent pharmacies (the “Requestor”) would not be subject to enforcement under the Anti-Kickback Statute (the “Kickback Statute”) or the beneficiary inducement prohibition found in the civil monetary penalties law (the “CMP Law”

Advice of counsel defense in US v. Lauren Stevens: dismissal of indictment is not necessarily good news for companies

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2011

The indictment last November of former GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in-house counsel, Lauren Stevens, for purportedly obstructing a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into whether GSK marketed Wellbutrin, an anti-depressant drug, off-label, falsifying and concealing documents, and making false statements sent shockwaves through the legal community

D.C. Circuit decision in Friedman v. Sebelius overturns exclusions of three Purdue pharma executives

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 6 2012

In the pharmaceutical industry, government investigations initiated by whistleblower qui tam complaints canand often doresult in both civil and criminal charges against the company

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 26 2014

Don Quick (D) and Cynthia Coffman (R) received their respective party's nomination after both ran unopposed in the primary. Incumbent AG John Suthers

Major cases only, please

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 7 2014

At the American Health Lawyers Association meeting last week, Department of Justice officials signaled that the Department may shift to a model of

How to respond to a search warrant - ten practical steps

  • Ober Kaler
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  • USA
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  • December 31 2013

Presented by Gina L. Simms and James P. Holloway of OberKaler's Government Investigations and White Collar Defense Group, this podcast provides

Responding to a government subpoena or other document demand - six helpful hints

  • Ober Kaler
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  • USA
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  • December 31 2013

Presented by Gina L. Simms and James P. Holloway of OberKaler's Government Investigations and White Collar Defense Group, this podcast provides

Employee charged with theft of company trade secrets

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • February 9 2010

The importance of corporate security and vigilance with regard to trade secrets was demonstrated by recent events in Syracuse, New York

“The elephant in the room”: indictment of former GlaxoSmithKline in-house attorney dismissed due to prosecutors’ misstatement of advice of counsel defense to grand jurors

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 24 2011

A federal district court has dismissed the indictment of a former in-house counsel at pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK"), Lauren Stevens, who was charged in November 2010 with obstruction of a proceeding, false statements, and falsifying or concealing documents, for her role in responding to a document request from the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA"

Eli Lilly & Co

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 24 2011

In an effort to solicit members for a class action, two law firms that represent shareholders in class actions against publicly traded companies are investigating certain officers and directors of Eli Lilly