2nd Circ. Revives Anderson News' Publisher Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (April 3, 2012, 4:35 PM EDT) -- Magazine publishers including Time Inc. must face bankrupt wholesaler Anderson News LLC's suit claiming they hatched an illegal plan to drive the company out of business, the Second Circuit said Tuesday, ruling that plausible antitrust claims are good enough.

A unanimous three-judge panel said a federal district court judge made an error when he dismissed Anderson's case after ruling that the publishers' arguments that they were acting independently were more plausible than Anderson's claim of a conspiracy against it.

What matters is that Anderson's claim of...
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