X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Karen Hoffman Lent and Kenneth Schwartz Karen Hoffman Lent and Kenneth Schwartz

Reform of traditional antitrust enforcement and competition law globally has been an ongoing discussion amongst enforcers, politicians, advisors, economic experts, and academics. While conversations pertaining to antitrust reforms have been widely centered around resolving the issues presented by Big Tech, the pharmaceutical industry remains a key focus of competition agencies globally. This article will discuss two recent steps enforcement agencies have taken to address competition in the pharmaceutical industry—the recently announced multi-jurisdictional Working Group and the 6(b) Order issued to six health insurance companies by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Both working groups and 6(b) Orders are well established tools in the FTC’s tool kit and their use has been increasingly common in an era of heightened antitrust enforcement.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 1 article* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

 
Reprints & Licensing
Mentioned in a Law.com story?

License our industry-leading legal content to extend your thought leadership and build your brand.

 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.