Life Science Compliance Update



Unlikely Bedfellows: SEC Penalties When Industry Fails to Disclose FDA Recommendations for Clinical Trials

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Robert N. Wilkey, Esq., Staff Writer for Life Science Compliance Update

In a unique case, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced a significant settlement with AVEO Pharmaceuticals for failing to disclose publicly as part of its quarterly financial filings that the FDA had recommended a second round of clinical trials for kidney cancer drug, Tivozanib, as part of the drug approval process. This case represents a new chapter in SEC regulatory oversight involving the life sciences industry when there are omissions, failure to disclose, and other transparency issues involving a company’s SEC filings.


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