AUO Antitrust Ruling Delayed For Criminal Trial

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 6:25 PM EST) -- A federal judge has postponed ruling on claims against AU Optronics Corp. in the multidistrict litigation alleging a $500 million price-fixing scheme in the thin film transistor liquid crystal display panel market until after a parallel criminal case against the company goes to trial in late 2011.

Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied without prejudice the indirect purchaser plaintiffs' request for partial summary judgment in civil antitrust litigation against the company on Wednesday.

The plaintiffs had sought...
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