Valeant directors, CEO ordered to cease trading shares

Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:11pm EDT
 
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March 31 (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's directors and key officers have received a cease-trade order by the securities regulator in the Canadian province of Quebec, on the company's request, Valeant said on Thursday.

In a separate statement, the Autorité Des Marches Financiers said the order takes effect Thursday and is in place for 15 days. (Reporting by Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba)