Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
GlaxoSmithKline, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
GlaxoSmithKline
Penalty: 
$105,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
June 4, 2014
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

GlaxoSmithKline, LLC agreed to pay $105 million to resolve multistate litigation alleging that the company unlawfully promoted its asthma drug, Advair, and antidepressant drugs, Paxil and Wellbutrin.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
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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