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anti-trust

TweetA Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 3 affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of a California woman’s antitrust claims against Apple Inc. based on purported monopolization and supracompetitive prices in the digital music market (Stacie Somers v. Apple Inc., No. 11-16896, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 18246). Class Claims California resident Stacie […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. The federal judge in New York overseeing the London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR) antitrust litigation on May 3 granted over-the-counter, bondholder and exchange-based plaintiffs two weeks to move for leave to amend their amended complaints to add allegations of antitrust injury related to their claims that 16 banks […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. A federal judge in California on April 15 preliminary approved a $ 9.5 million settlement of a class action brought by law students against West Publishing Co. and Kaplan Inc. for conspiring to restrain trade in the market for bar review preparation courses, following his rejection of an […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. A federal judge in New York on March 18 dismissed allegations that JPMorgan violated federal antitrust law by participating in a conspiracy to manipulate market prices for silver futures (In re Commodity Exchange, Inc. Silver Futures and Options Trading Litigation, No. 11 md 02213, S.D. N.Y.; 2013 U.S. Dist. […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. A federal judge in New York on Nov. 9 granted preliminary approval to the $ 7.25 billion class action settlement between merchants and Visa, MasterCard and a large number of banks that the proposed class alleges fixed the prices of interchange fees paid by merchants when customers use […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. Orthofix International NV will pay the federal government $ 30 million plus interest to settle allegations that the company’s Blackstone Medical Inc. subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying illegal kickbacks to doctors to induce them to use Blackstone’s spinal products, the parties announced Oct. 29 […]

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TweetThree book publishers recently settled charges of price fixing e-books and have agreed to pay over $69 million.  The publishers are Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers and Simon & Schuster.  The attorneys general of 54 U.S. states, districts and territories agreed to the settlement of the antitrust case just a few days ago.  As part […]

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