Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Cephalon
Current Parent Company: 
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Penalty: 
$125,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
August 4, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Cephalon paid $125 million to settle multistate allegtions that it used anticompetitive measures to protect the monopoly profits it earned from its landmark wakefulness drug Provigil.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Israel
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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