Justices Told Filed-Rate Doctrine Killed KeySpan Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (February 4, 2013, 2:18 PM EST) -- A New York man asked the U.S. Supreme Court last month to revive his class action claiming KeySpan Corp. and a Morgan Stanley unit used a complex financial transaction to gouge electricity buyers, saying the so-called filed rate doctrine was wrongly applied to the case.

Charles Simon filed a petition for writ of certiorari on Jan. 22, asking the high court to overturn a ruling that both his federal and state claims against KeySpan and Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc. were barred by the doctrine, which...
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