A Review Of 2010 Antitrust Class Actions

Law360, New York (December 15, 2010, 4:37 PM EST) -- Thus far, 2010 has been an intriguing year for the development of antitrust class action law, and some of this jurisprudence may be significant if predictions are borne out that recent economic pressures have substantially increased anti-competitive activity, particularly in price-fixing cases involving consumer purchases. As a brief review demonstrates, this year has brought decisions with potential impact in the courts in which antitrust class actions are brought, the manner in which they are settled, the potential damages to which defendants are exposed, and the availability...
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