Servier Gave False Info During Pharma Probe: EU

Law360, New York (July 26, 2010, 5:01 PM EDT) -- The European Commission sent Servier SAS a statement of objections Monday accusing the French pharmaceutical company of giving the antitrust watchdog false and misleading information during its competition probe into the sector.

The regulator has evidence that Servier and subsidiary Les Laboratoires Servier provided incorrect information to the commission's request for information during its 18-month-long, sectorwide competition inquiry, according to the commission's preliminary findings.

Servier said Monday that it would cooperate fully with the regulator's probe and that the statement of objections does not prejudge the...
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