Express Scripts To Resubmit Antitrust Filing

Law360, New York (January 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Express Scripts Inc. on Wednesday said it would withdraw the pre-merger notification it sent the Federal Trade Commission and file a new one, giving the agency another month to review the pharmaceutical benefits company’s proposed takeover of rival Caremark Rx Inc.

Hoping to avoid a second request for information from the FTC, the company said it would re-submit its Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act filing on Feb. 6, four days after the first one would have expired.

That will give the FTC until March 8 to consider...
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