Office Depot Drops LCD Price-Fixing Claims Against Samsung

Law360, New York (April 2, 2012, 5:19 PM EDT) -- Office Depot Inc. and several others agreed Friday to drop their claims against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. in multidistrict litigation over an alleged international price-fixing scheme to drive up the prices of liquid crystal display panels.

The office retailer and eight others filed joint stipulations asking the court to dismiss Samsung from seven lawsuits accusing it of helping LG Display Co. Ltd., Sharp Corp., Toshiba Corp. and other Asian LCD manufacturers run a 10-year plot to artificially inflate the prices for thin-film transistor LCD panels, a...
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