Sony Joins Critics Of $9M Freight Price-Fixing Settlement

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 5:48 PM EDT) -- Sony Electronics Inc. on Monday became the latest company to complain that an $8.8 million “take it or leave it” price-fixing settlement reached with freight forwarder Deutsche Bahn AG isn't a fair deal for class members.

Sony told a New York federal judge that the tentative deal with Deutsche Bahn-unit Schenker AG — part of a class action accusing shipping companies of colluding to drive up prices — would unfairly force class members to either blindly accept a deal that might be inadequate or exit the...
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