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Press Release

A statement given to the press regarding news in a company or other organization. A company may announce a merger, an expansion, a bankruptcy, or any other major event. Press releases are designed to put the announcement in the best possible light for the company or organization; therefore, it is important to check the accuracy of any information contained therein.
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A news release consists of several important format elements including a headline, body (with summary paragraph), company information and media contact information.
The news release distribution wires (Business Wire, Market Wire, PrimeNewswire, PRWeb, and U.
Journalists are inundated with news releases, so you should he very judicious about their frequency.
Video news releases periodically come under attack by some who view them as a ruse--advertising parading as news.
And, if you need to direct your video news release to special markets, tape is really the only practical answer.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities mentioned in this news release in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
In addition, as before, Biovail's financial guidance does not include the impact of new generic competition for any of the Company's key products; any business development activities; any new supply-and-distribution agreements or acquisitions; restructuring or other specific charges, which include, among other things, those specific items described in the Company's third-quarter 2006 financial results news release, issued today.