The Dutch Competition Authority fines a medicine supplier almost €20 million for excessive pricing of a metabolic disorder medicine (Leadiant)

On 20 July 2021, the ACM announced that it had imposed a fine of € 19,569,500 on Leadiant for abusing its dominant position by charging excessive prices for chenodeoxycholic acid-Leadiant (“CDCA”), a medicine indicated for the treatment of patients suffering from cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis, a rare metabolic disorder (see ACM Press Release and Summary of

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