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“Commercially Reasonable Efforts” Diligence Obligations in Life Science M&A" -
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In This Issue:
• Merck-Simcere Joint Venture Starts Business in Pudong (Shanghai Daily 2012-09-13) – September 14, 2012
• Pfizer Joint Venture Set to Hire 600 Staff (Bloomberg News 2012-09-14) – September 14,...more
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In This Issue:
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- Beijing to Carry out Pilot Project of Separation of Dispensing from Prescription: Medical...more
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