DOJ Seeks Deposition Delay In Air Cargo MDL

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 6:02 PM EDT) -- The Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is looking to jump into multidistrict litigation accusing a slew of airlines of fixing air cargo shipping prices, asking the court for a five-month stay of depositions in the case to avoid conflicts with its own criminal investigation.

In a filing with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Tuesday, the Antitrust Division said its ongoing criminal investigation would be “substantially prejudiced” if deposition and interrogatory discovery is allowed to continue in...
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