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Mallinckrodt's FTC Settlement Seems A Blip For Acthar Blockbuster

Executive Summary

Company anticipates steady sales of its blockbuster treatment for infantile spasms and other severe conditions for many years, despite agreement to out-license a potential competitor as part of settlement with US trade commission. Settlement resolving investigation into earlier Questcor acquisition also includes $100m fine.

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