Challenge To $29B Express-Medco Merger Trimmed Again

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 5:18 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday further trimmed an antitrust suit over the $29.1 billion merger of Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc., finding a group of pharmacies hadn't shown the tie-up would cause harm to their retail pharmacy services.

U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoon's ruling leaves only one claim to a relevant product market -– the provision of clinical specialty drugs -– remaining in the suit that the National Community Pharmacists Association filed in March 2012 challenging the deal between two of the...
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