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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Conspiring to Block Generics in Brazil

Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) fined Merck KGaA 4.3 million reais (US$1.9 million) for allegedly conspiring with other pharmaceutical companies to limit the sale of generic drugs in Brazil.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine Announcement
8/7/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Merck & Co., Inc. $1,879,412
Further Information Released
CADE Press Release 8/7/2014

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