Christopher V. SmithKline: Impact On Pharma — And Beyond

Law360, New York (June 29, 2012, 1:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's June 18, 2012, decision in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp.[1] holding that pharmaceutical sales representatives (PSRs) were properly classified as exempt outside sales employees represents not only a significant victory for the pharmaceutical industry and employers generally, but also will have a far-reaching impact on federal agencies by limiting their ability to effectuate new interpretations of federal statutes and regulations via amicus briefs....

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