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Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance
University of Missouri Law School

Thomas A. Lambert is the Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance and Professor of Law. Professor Lambert’s scholarship focuses on antitrust, corporate and regulatory matters.

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Our “Protective” FDA

The FDA, it seems, is rejecting more new drugs. The agency approved only 61 percent of 2007 drug applications through mid-August, down from 73 percent in the same period last year. A new report by James Kumpel of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co. shows that FDA approvals of drugs made from new chemical compounds are at their lowest level in a decade.

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