Cities Seek To Revive Price-Fixing Suit Against BP, Shell

Law360, New York (December 21, 2010, 3:18 PM EST) -- A group of U.S. cities has fired back at Exxon Mobil Corp., BP America Inc., ConocoPhillips Corp. and Shell Oil Co. after the oil giants contended that a lower court properly dismissed the cities' price-fixing suit against them.

In a joint reply brief dated Dec. 6 but made public on Monday, the 23 appellants urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to reject the oil companies' “repeated” argument made in their own Nov. 22 brief that the cities have failed to...
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