Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Stolt-Nielsen Case

Law360, New York (October 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review an appeals court ruling that held that a Norwegian shipping company could be charged with bid-rigging even though it had previously signed an amnesty agreement with the government.

Following Monday’s rebuke, Stolt-Nielsen SA stated that it is important for the U.S. Department of Justice “to honor the solemn promises it makes.”

"Today, the Supreme Court of the United States declined the opportunity to review the Third Circuit's ruling that, based on the separation of powers doctrine, Stolt-Nielsen...
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