Korean Air Can't Clip Price-Fixing Suit's Wings

Law360, New York (January 18, 2012, 6:07 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday refused to toss a putative class action accusing Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd. of price-fixing, ruling that the plaintiffs had sufficient standing to bring the action.

U.S. District Judge S. James Otero ruled that it is not inconsistent that the plaintiffs are seeking to certify the class of indirect purchasers, including those who purchased from a middleman controlled by the purchaser, those who purchased from a middleman controlled by the defendant and those who purchased pursuant to a pre-existing cost-plus...
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