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Walmart in settlement with DOJ

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal­mart has concluded a global settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that ends an investigation of more than seven years into the company’s compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The retailer has agreed to pay a total of $282.7 million to settle

DOJ greenlights CVS-Aetna merger

DOJ greenlights CVS-Aetna merger

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice gave preliminary approval Wednesday for CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna Corp., which the two companies say will remake health care. The path to the $69 billion merger was cleared last month when Aetna agreed to sell its Medicare Part D drug plan business to WellCare Health Plans. Antitrust regulators

Costco reaches settlement with DOJ

WASHINGTON — Costco Whole­sale Corp. has agreed to an $11.75 million settlement with the Department of Justice over claims that it improperly filled prescriptions for controlled ­substances. Also under the agreement, the Drug Enforcement Administration over the next three years can make unannounced and unrestricted inspections of all DEA-registered Costco ­pharmacies. The allegations concerned Costco

Costco settles with DOJ over improper pharmacy controls

Costco settles with DOJ over improper pharmacy controls

WASHINGTON — Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to pay $11.75 million in a settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) on claims that it improperly filled prescriptions for controlled substances. Also under the settlement, over the next three years the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) can conduct unannounced and unrestricted inspections of all DEA-registered Costco pharmacy