The FTAIA In State Court: A Defense Perspective

Law360, New York (February 24, 2010, 4:56 PM EST) -- As federal courts tighten the reins on private antitrust actions, some antitrust plaintiffs are focusing their attention on litigating in state court. And they are being creative about how to avoid removal to federal court.[1] Yet, as antitrust plaintiffs turn to state court and state law, they are likely to face some of the same federal doctrines they would prefer to avoid.

One federal doctrine sure to arise in state court antitrust actions when there are allegations or damages based on cross-border conduct is the Foreign...
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