Visy Dragged Into Another Cartel Fray

Law360, New York (February 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Under attack from Cadbury Schweppes, packaging giant Amcor Ltd. intends to pull its rival Visy Industries Ltd. into the fight over an alleged cartel in the bottle and can industry.

On Monday, the lawyers representing Amcor indicated to Justice Peter Heerey that they desired to add Visy to the lawsuit as a cross-respondent, according to The Australian.

A representative from Visy was not available immediately for comment.

Cadbury first slapped Amcor with a $93.8 million suit in Federal Court in December, charging the company with taking...
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