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Germany imposes fines on manufacturers and retailers of musical instruments

August 6, 2021
The Germany\'s national competition regulator has imposed fines totalling approx. 21 million euros on three manufacturers and two retailers of musical instruments and on staff responsible.

Tesla to pay $1.5 million over battery throttling

August 2, 2021
The lawsuit alleging Tesla used a software update to throttle charging speed and maximum battery voltage on some Model S cars is over.

Luxembourg fines Amazon $887 million under GDPR rules

July 30, 2021
Amazon on Friday disclosed it has received notice of a €746 million ($887 million) fine in Luxembourg under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for unlawful processing of personal data.

OSHA issues $1 million in fines, says six deaths were preventable in 2021 poultry plant chemical leak

July 27, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a total of $1 million in fines to four companies following a fatal liquid nitrogen leak at a poultry plant in Georgia killed six people in January 2021.

Netherlands imposes fine on drug manufacturer Leadiant for CDCA’s excessive price

July 26, 2021
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) has established that drug manufacturer Leadiant charged far too high a price for its prescription drug CDCA-Leadiant.

Australia fines Lorna Jane $5m for claiming its activewear products can cure COVID-19

July 23, 2021
Australia has fined activewear brand Lorna Jane for falsely advertising that its LJ Shield Activewear can ‘eliminate‘, ‘stop the spread‘ and ‘protect wearers‘ against ‘viruses including Covid-19‘.

Two Texas companies to pay $15.3 million to resolve allegations of kickbacks and other misconduct

July 23, 2021
Two Texas companies have agreed to pay a combined $15.3 million to resolve allegations of kickbacks and other misconduct resulting in the submission of false claims to federal health care programs.

FirstEnergy settles with U.S. Ohio attorney, will pay $230 million

July 23, 2021
FirstEnergy announced that it has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Attorney\'s Office for the Southern District of Ohio to resolve the previously disclosed investigation.

Energy Transfer to pay additional $1 million for 2018 gas pipeline blast

July 21, 2021
nergy Transfer has agreed to pay a $1 million fine to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) to settle safety violations in relation to the September 2018 pipeline explosion on the Revolution natural gas pipeline in Western Pennsylvania.

Kentucky AG announces settlement with Brothers Market following Colonial Pipeline shutdown

July 21, 2021
Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced a settlement with a Kentucky fuel retailer and convenience store, Brothers Market.

New York AG reaches $1.1 billion agreement with big three distributors to treat and prevent opioid use

July 21, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced an agreement with McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc., and Amerisource Bergen Drug Corporation — three of the nation’s largest drug distributors — that will deliver up to $1.1 billion to New York state to combat the ongoing opioid epidemic.

Kentucky joins DOJ, multi-state coalition in $75m settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb for overcharging Medicaid

July 15, 2021
Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and a multi-state coalition of attorneys general in a settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (Bristol-Myers) for overcharging state Medicaid programs for drugs.
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