Dunlop Hit With Another Marine Hose Antitrust Claim

Law360, New York (July 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Alleged marine hose cartel member Dunlop Oil & Marine Ltd. has been targeted with a new claim filed by Libya's second-largest oil producer, which contends that Dunlop inflated the purchase price for marine hose for well over a decade.

The claim, filed Monday in the U.K.'s High Court of Justice by Libya-based Waha Oil Co., seeks to recoup millions of euros in overpayments, said Brian Ratner of Hausfeld LLP, who represents Waha in the proceeding.

The claim comes on the heels of a privately brokered settlement...
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