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Third Circuit Imposes Daunting Standard To Prove Oligopolistic Price Fixing Via Circumstantial Evidence, But Manufacturers Must Still Tread Careful When Setting Their Prices
A recent Third Circuit federal appeals court decision, if it stands, likely means plaintiffs will avoid that circuit in the future when filing antitrust price-fixing actions based on parallel price increase announcements or other "circumstantial evidence" of collusion in an oligopolistic market.
United States
14 Nov 2017
15-Month Prison Sentence Reminds That Spoliation Can Be A Crime Resulting In Serious Jail Time
"Spoliation." The word sounds ominous, and rightfully so. It refers to the concealment, alteration, or destruction of documents potentially relevant to a legal proceeding.
United States
19 Apr 2017
Reversal Of $340 Million Jury Award Shines Light On Evidentiary Requirements To Establish Anticompetitive Conduct
In December 2016, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a $340 million jury award in an antitrust, attempted monopolization case, ruling the verdict was not legally supported by the jury's factual findings.
United States
9 Feb 2017
Supreme Court's Decision Not To Hear Manufacturer's Appeal Of $156 Million Antitrust Award Reinforces That "Refusals To Deal" Can Be A Minefield For Manufacturers
When a manufacturer declines to do business with a distributor, very real antitrust risks can arise from that action.
United States
8 Dec 2016
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