Romania’s telecom regulator ANCOM issued total fines of RON 1.61 million (EUR 337,000) for the top four mobile operators in the country for failing to meet their obligation to reach a coverage rate of at least 98% of Romania’s population for mobile voice services.
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA and two subsidiaries agreed to pay $54 million to settle allegations in a whistleblower lawsuit that the company improperly paid physicians to serve as speakers or consultants to boost prescriptions for two Teva products.
Hungaryʼs competition office GVH has fined a number of companies manufacturing and marketing imaging diagnostic products for violating regulations relating to EU-funded public procurement tenders, state news wire MTI reports.
FINRA announced that it has ordered Oppenheimer to pay more than $3.8 million in restitution to customers who incurred potentially excessive sales charges caused by early rollovers of Unit Investment Trusts (UITs).
Attorney General Phil Weiser announced that CenturyLink will pay $8,476,000 for unfairly and deceptively charging hidden fees, falsely advertising guaranteed locked prices, and failing to provide discounts and refunds it promised to consumers who signed up for internet, television, and telephone services in Colorado.
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) has imposed fines on telecom providers KPN, Tele2, T-Mobile and Vodafone for displaying incorrect and incomplete information about their offerings on their websites for consumers.
Mundipharma Australia, the international affiliate of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, was ordered to pay penalties of 302,400 Australian dollars ($209,000) by the Therapeutic Goods Administration over its promotion of the opioid Targin, the drug regulator said in a statement.