LG Can’t Ditch LCD Claims Despite Alerting DOJ To Scheme

Law360, New York (September 27, 2011, 4:07 PM EDT) -- The California federal judge overseeing a multidistrict litigation over an alleged conspiracy to fix prices for liquid crystal display panels ruled Monday that although LG Display Co. Ltd. had reported the scheme to authorities, it couldn’t escape claims based on its conduct after the report.

LG was seeking a partial summary judgment that it was not liable for any claims brought by a class of indirect purchasers of thin-flim transistor LCDs based on any behavior after it alerted the U.S. Department of Justice to the conspiracy...
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