Drugmakers must sell established time-release drug when mergers overlap, Hoffman says

Pallavi Guniganti

13 April 2018

Drugmakers must sell established time-release drug when mergers overlap, Hoffman says

Bruce Hoffman at GCR Live Miami 2018

When two merging drugmakers both make certain time-released “complex” drugs, the US Federal Trade Commission believes the established drug, and not the drug in the research and development pipeline, must be divested, the acting director of the FTC’s bureau of competition has said.