State Antitrust Enforcers Urge Cooperation In Discovery

Law360, Washington (March 29, 2012, 5:38 PM EDT) -- A group of assistant state attorneys general Thursday encouraged companies embroiled in state antitrust investigations to work collaboratively with states to hammer out confidentiality issues rather than creating added difficulties for both sides.

While it can be a burden to reach appropriate agreements with multiple states over related cases and companies face concerns that critical documents could be leaked, the assistant attorneys general from Colorado, Missouri, North Carolina and Wisconsin reiterated at the American Bar Association's Antitrust Spring Meeting that no one is more capable to...
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