Tag Archives: deal

AbbVie-Allergan deal foes try again to spur an FTC crackdown

AbbVie and Allergan’s megamerger is likely in the final stages of review after the pair agreed to offload three drugs, including IL-23 hopeful brazikumab. But a cadre of union and consumer groups say that’s not enough—and they’re taking another stab at turning regulators against the combo. Despite AbbVie’s assurances that divesting brazikumab would help level the competitive playing… Read More »

Google’s hospital data-sharing deal raises privacy fears — here’s what’s really going on

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, speaks to the media before the opening of the Berlin representation of Google Germany in Berlin on January 22, 2019. Carsten Koall | Getty Images News | Getty Images Google has waded into a privacy flap over a partnership with Ascension, a major U.S. hospital network, to collaborate on tools… Read More »