UK Hotel Booking Co. Seeks Rate-Fixing Probe In US

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 7:45 PM EDT) -- The British travel booking site that prompted a U.K. investigation into hotel rate collusion appealed to U.S. Department of Justice antitrust chief nominee Bill Baer on Wednesday to examine the same alleged plot in the U.S.

Skoosh Director Dorian Harris urged the Arnold & Porter LLP attorney to consider his claims that the 2007 U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Leegin Creative Leather Products Inc. case encouraged the hotel industry to adopt a pricing model that forced online travel agents to keep their rates above a...
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