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Another Knockback For Roche And Novartis As CJEU Rules On Italian Competition Case

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In the latest development in the long-running case pitting Novartis and Roche against the Italian competition authority over a fine imposed in 2014, the Court of Justice of the EU has confirmed that the firms’ arrangement over Avastin and Lucentis could constitute a serious restriction on competition if it involved the dissemination of misleading information. The case now goes back to the Italian court.

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