Calif. Tourism Board Off Hook In Price-Fixing Action

Law360, New York (June 8, 2010, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a challenge to a decision that dropped the California Travel and Tourism Board from a putative antitrust class action that accused the CTTC and several rental car companies of taking part in a conspiracy to fix and raise prices for car rentals.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court's decision to throw out Michael Shames and Gary Gramkow's claim that the CTTC engaged in price-fixing in violation of the...
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