Competition Cases To Watch In 2008

Law360, New York (December 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- 2007 brought several precedent-setting decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court in antitrust law with regard to new pleading standards, vertical resale price maintenance and the relationship between securities and antitrust laws. Many antitrust attorneys believe cases in 2008 will test those precedents to see if the high court's decisions do indeed have far-reaching effects.

The precedent-setting case at the forefront for most antitrust litigators is Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, which set heightened pleading standards for antitrust conspiracy claims. Hundreds of cases have already been filed,...
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