GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK NYSE: GSK), often abbreviated to GSK, is a global pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's third largest pharmaceutical company measured by revenues (after Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer). It has a portfolio of products for major disease areas including asthma, cancer, virus control, infections, mental health, diabetes and digestive conditions. It also has a large consumer healthcare division which produces and markets oral healthcare products, nutritional drinks and over-the-counter medicines, including Sensodyne, Horlicks and Gaviscon.
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Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2012 filing.
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Lobbying on Behalf of GlaxoSmithKline
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount GlaxoSmithKline $8,995,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Foreign Relations,
- Small Business,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1249 America Invents Act H.R.452 Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011 H.R.1930 Access to Appropriate Immunizations for Veterans Act of 2011 S.23 Patent Reform Act of 2011 H.R.605 Patients' Freedom to Choose Act S.668 Health Care Bureaucrats Elimination Act H.R.1483 Drug Safety Enhancement Act of 2011 H.R.2182 Generating Antibiotic Incentives Now Act of 2011 H.R.2190 Medicare Drug Savings Act of 2011 S.515 A bill to rescind amounts made available for water treatment improvements for the Flathead County Water and Sewer District and make the amounts available for Federal deficit reduction.
RegulationsMentioned in 135 dockets; Submitted to 22 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
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The tables show occurrences of "GlaxoSmithKline" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 FDA Classification of Products as Drugs and Devices & Additional Product Classification Issues; Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Amendments to Sterility Test Requirements for Biological Products 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Documents to Support Submission of an Electronic Common Technical Document; Availability 2011
- Toggle 1 DEA Disposal of Controlled Substances 2012
- Toggle 1 FDA International Conference on Harmonisation; Draft Guidance on Q11 Development and Manufacture of Drug Substances; Availability 2011
- Toggle 1 DEA Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of Ezogabine Into Schedule V 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for IRBs, Clinical Investigators, and Sponsors: Considerations When Transferring Clinical Investigation Oversight to Another IRB; Availability 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry on Use of Histology in Biomarker Qualification Studies; Availability 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Orphan Drug Regulations 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff on Best Practices for Conducting and Reporting Pharmacoepidemiologic Safety Studies Using Electronic Healthcare Data Sets; Availability 2011
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 12 FDA Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Healthcare Professional Survey of Prescription Drug Promotion 2012
- Toggle 12 FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls For Human Food 2011
- Toggle 7 FDA Advisory Committee, Workshops, and Conferences Notices Various Meeting Notices (eg., Task Force Meeting, etc.) 2012
- Toggle 6 FDA Advisory Committee, Workshops, and Conferences Notices Various Meeting Notices (eg., Task Force Meeting, etc.) 2011
- Toggle 5 FDA Advisory Opinion regarding certain drug delivery device patents submitted for listing in the Orange Book under Section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act 2011
- Toggle 4 CMS Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment; Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program; Physician Self-Referral; and Provider Agreement Regulations on Patient Notification Requirements 2011
- Toggle 4 CMS Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2012 2011
- Toggle 4 FDA To Declare That the Product Ondansetron Effervescent Tablets 8 mg is Suitable for Submission as an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) - CLOSED 2011
- Toggle 3 USTR 2013 Special 301 Review 2012
- Toggle 3 CMS Medicaid Program; Covered Outpatient Drugs (CMS-2345-P) 2012
Federal Spending15 contracts
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Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2012||Centers For Disease Control||VACCCINE FOR CHILDREN 2012||$148,967,648|
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2012||Centers For Disease Control||VACCCINE FOR CHILDREN 2012||$95,970,006|
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2012||Centers For Disease Control||VACCCINE FOR CHILDREN 2012||$59,648,298|
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2012||Centers For Disease Control||VACCCINE FOR CHILDREN 2012||$40,922,066|
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2011||Office Of Assistant Secretary For Management And Budget||RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FACILITIES||$38,506,842|
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2012||Centers For Disease Control||PEDIATRIC FLU VACCINE||$13,673,350|
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2012||Centers For Disease Control||2012 GSK ADULT VACCINES||$8,728,937|
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2012||Centers For Disease Control||GSK 2011 VFA||$7,464,818|
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2012||Centers For Disease Control||VACCCINE FOR CHILDREN 2012||$5,939,967|
|Glaxosmithkline Llc||2011||Centers For Disease Control||GSK 2011 VFA||$5,442,235|
Contractor Misconduct9 Instances
This information is collected by the Project On Government Oversight from press releases, court documents, news reports and other public records. It is not meant to be an exhaustive account of all instances of federal contractor misconduct.
More information on each instance, including primary source documents, is available on POGO's site by clicking on the instance description. More information on POGO's methodology is available here.
|Misconduct Type||Hired By||Incident||Year||Disposition||Penalty|
|Health||None||2011 Criminal and Civil Investigations Settlement||2011||Settlement||$3,000,000,000|
|Health||None||Puerto Rico Drug Manufacturing Facility Settlement: State AGs||2011||Settlement||$40,750,000|
|Antitrust||None||Defrauding Louisiana's Medicaid Program||2012||Settlement||$10,000,000|
|Intellectual Property||None||Nigeria Trademark Infringement||2011||Judgment Against Defendant||$7,873,706|
|Antitrust||None||South Korea Antitrust Fine||2011||Fine||$2,651,737|
|Health||None||Argentina Vaccine Trials Fine||2012||Fine||$93,000|
|Health||None||Current Good Manufacturing Practice Violations at Worthing, UK Facility||2011||Investigative Finding||$0|
|Health||None||Louisiana Attorney General Avandia Lawsuit||2011||Pending||$0|
|Health||None||South Carolina Attorney General Avandia Lawsuit||2011||Pending||$0|
Advisory Committees3 people on 3 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "GlaxoSmithKline" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 1 person on 1 committee