Nucor, Others Can't Escape Steel Co.'s Boycott Suit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 8:56 PM EST) -- A Texas federal court on Friday denied a bid by a group of steel distributors and producers, including Nucor Corp., to toss a suit against them by a steel distributor claiming the companies conspired to boycott it to edge it out as a potential rival.

U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt said that the MM Steel LP had provided enough details about the alleged conspiracy and made specific enough allegations about the conduct of the defendants, which include steel distributors American Alloy Steel Inc. and Reliance...
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