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Switzerland : The Swiss Federal Court confirms the enforcement of the cartel law to the sale of prescription medications and annuls the judgment of the Federal Administrative Court (Pfizer, Bayer, Eli Lilly)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. TF Switzerland, 28 Jan. 2015, aff. 2C_75/2014 (Pfizer), 2C_80/2014 (Bayer (Schweiz)) and 2C_79/2014 (Eli Lilly (Switzerland))» On January 28, 2015, the Swiss Federal Court ruled on an important case concerning the application of the Cartel Act (hereafter LCart; SR 251) to certain practices implemented by Eli Lilly, Pfizer and Bayer when selling erectile dysfunction drugs (Cialis, Levitra and Viagra) to pharmacies. The Federal Administrative Court had previously overturned the decision of the Competition Commission (hereinafter Comco) imposing a sanction on the three companies for concerted practices on the resale prices of medicines to pharmacies (see for

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Pranvera Këllezi, Switzerland : The Swiss Federal Court confirms the enforcement of the cartel law to the sale of prescription medications and annuls the judgment of the Federal Administrative Court (Pfizer, Bayer, Eli Lilly), 28 January 2015, Concurrences N° 2-2015, Art. N° 73228, pp. 203-204

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