Steven Cohen: a judge ruled yesterday that the entire case against him and SAC can go forward. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

A US federal judge has rejected billionaire investor Steven A Cohen’s bid to dismiss lawsuits by shareholders of pharma firms Elan and Wyeth who clai(...)

Global healthcare firm Perrigo, which has experienced somewhat volatile earnings recently, is due to report fourth quarter results on Thursday.Analyst(...)

President Barack Obama and owner Mark Cuban participating in an event  at the White House. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

A billionaire media tycoon with close links to US president Barack Obama has urged investors to sell the shares of companies that shift their headqua(...)

Blister packs of over-the-counter allergy medicines, manufactured by Perrigo. Perrigo agreed to buy Irish drug company Elan for $8.6 billion in 2013, thereby gaining a low-tax base for international expansion. Now it is being cited as a potential acquisition target for larger companies looking to pursue a similar strategy. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Dublin based drugmaker Perrigo may join Swiss based Actelion and UK-based medical device company Smith and Nephew as acquisition targets for US healt(...)

Pharmaceuticals made by Actavis, one of the defendants in the lawsuits brought by the US Federal Trade Commission. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The US Federal Trade Commission is seeking a settlement of $1 billion or more from pharmaceutical companies it has sued for delaying the sale o(...)

Perrigo  president and chief executive Joe Papa. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In a statement, Perrigo said it had done a deal with Canadian group Transition Therapeutics, the partner in the ELND005 programme(...)

Chief executive Joe Papa said it was an exceptional quarter for Perrigo.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Strong growth at its nutritionals and store brand pharmaceutcials divisions drove revenue at Perrigo to record highs in the second quarter of its 2014(...)

Joe Papa: “It has never been my game to be active, outspoken; 
in fact I would say
Perrigo as a company 
that
has made tremendous progress 
as a company
and one of the things we said is to be low profile.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The signs on the walls say Elan but Perrigo boss Joe Papa is very much in charge at what was, until recently, Ireland’s largest indigenous drug compan(...)

Mathew Martoma, a former SAC Capital Advisors fund manager exits federal court with his wife Rosemary Martoma,  in New York, today after being  found guilty in the most lucrative insider trading scheme ever. Photographer: Louis Lanzano/Bloomberg

Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager at billionaire Steven A. Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund, was found guilty tonight of engaging in w(...)

Perrigo’s €6.3 billion takeover of Elan (its Athlone plant is pictured) boosted the value of Irish M&A deals in 2013. Photographer: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

FIONA REDDANThe value of Irish mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and equity capital market deals jumped by almost 40 per cent to €38.6 billion last y(...)