Recently published case law from Hungary’s National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition – the Hungarian acronym is OGYEI – deals with various aspects of pharmaceutical promotional activities and interactions with health care providers. The OGYEI investigated the commercial practices of Aramis Pharma Kft., Lilly Hungaria Kft., and Sager Pharma Kft., and imposed fines following the discovery of infringements.
Baker McKenzie has advised People Can Fly on its acquisition of Canada-based Game On Creative, Inc. The transaction provides for a share swap with PCF shares and the reinvestment of Game On's founder in PCF. DWF Poland advised Game On Creative on Polish legal matters and Miller Thomson advised the company on Canadian aspects.
Noerr has advised oil and gas company MOL on its acquisition of the Hungarian operating company of Marche. Baker McKenzie Zurich reportedly advised the seller, Marche International.
DLA Piper has advised KGAL Investment Management on the acquisition of the Villa Office office building in Warsaw from Echo Investment, for EUR 86.7 million. Allen & Overy and Baker McKenzie advised Echo Investment on the deal.
Paksoy has provided local Turkish assistance to lead counsel Hogan Lovells in advising pharmaceutical supply chain company AmerisourceBergen on the acquisition of the pharmaceutical wholesale business of Walgreens Boots Alliance in several countries, as well as select parts of its international retail pharmacy business, for approximately USD 6.5 billion.