Copaxone sales rise despite generic competition; Valeant to defend tax strategy; Bristol-Myers Squibb to test Opdivo with mogamulizumab in the US
GSK is set to announce US job cuts this week, sales reps are getting the axe in China, and the FDA has rejected Avanir's inhalable migraine medication.
AbbVie's board is encouraging shareholders to kill the Shire acquisition, and analysts say a breakup would still leave Shire in a strong position.
AbbVie is thinking about modifying or walking away from its offer to buy Dublin's Shire. A breakup would cost the Illinois company over $1.6 billion.
Jilted Salix acquisition target Cosmo Pharmaceutical is headed for the Emerald Isle.
Ireland plans on closing off a tax advantage but pharma does not appear to flinch.
Salix-Cosmo tax-inversion deal quashed, chronic heart failure market set to expand, rising generic drug prices get lawmakers' attention, NICE gives leukemia drug a thumbs-down, FDA has a good rep
Inversion rules have Medtronic asking for a Covidien do-over, Roche's Perjeta has "unprecedented success," while AstraZeneca's Iressa does not.
Political furor over the recent spate of tax inversions is having little influence on how the government chooses its partners.
The Illinois company says it is keeping the US as its home base, which means no inversion benefit.
The deal includes a $1.6-billion fee if AbbVie tries to walk away.
Shire and AbbVie's courtship has entered round five. A deal would offer AbbVie tax relief, and possibly make it an acquisition target.
Abbott and Mylan are setting up a generics business. The all-stock deal will give some branded generics a new home and offer Abbott a tax benefit that will increase over time.
Salix Pharmaceuticals joins the tax-inversion migration by purchasing Cosmo Technologies.
Content marketing is not advertising in the old sense. In its use of social media, content marketing challenges consumers while relying on their input. It is proactive and responsive to their concerns, needs and energy. Content marketing has become the new voice of marketing. Learn what you need to know and how pharma marketers can adapt to this innovative venture into social media by clicking here for access.