6th Circ. Resuscitates Duke Energy Rebate Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 5:54 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Monday revived a putative antitrust class action alleging that Duke Energy Corp. gave unlawful rebates to General Motors Co. and several major corporations, holding that a lower court wrongly ruled that it lacked the authority to decide the case.

A three-judge panel found that a suit filed by Anthony Williams, on behalf of a proposed class of business owners and individual electricity customers, was improperly dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction by an Ohio federal court. The lower court had ruled...
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