DOJ Barred From Interviewing Glenmark Execs Without Attys

By Khorri Atkinson (July 28, 2021, 9:09 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge instructed the U.S. Department of Justice Wednesday to stop demanding interviews with senior Glenmark executives in India without any notice to counsel, hours after attorneys for the drugmaker in the DOJ's price-fixing case against it accused the agency of prosecutorial misconduct.

U.S. District Judge R. Barclay Surrick granted an emergency relief motion filed hours earlier ordering the DOJ's Antitrust Division to halt all non-attorney contact and to cease and desist from conducting compulsory interviews with senior Indian Glenmark executives.

"The United States and its counsel are further ordered to transmit this order to their Indian counterparts. The...

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