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UK overturns £90m phenytoin price fines

Executive Summary

Fines totalling almost £90 million (US$120 million) imposed on Pfizer and its marketing partner Flynn Pharma over allegedly unfair UK pricing for phenytoin sodium capsules have been overturned by the country’s Competition Appeal Tribunal. Having invited written submissions, the Tribunal intends to remit the dispute for reconsideration by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

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