Stora Enso Gets Paper Antitrust Action Tossed

Law360, New York (December 15, 2010, 6:24 PM EST) -- A federal judge has thrown out a price-fixing class action against Finnish paper seller Stora Enso Oyj, saying a series of meetings between an SEO executive and a longtime friend who worked at a rival company is not enough to prove an illegal conspiracy.

“At bottom plaintiffs' case at summary judgment amounts to nothing more than seven instances of information sharing between two executives of competing entities that had no impact on future activity, Judge Stefan R. Underhill of the U.S. District Court for the District...
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