Effects of Stolt-Nielsen Case May Linger

Law360, New York (January 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- After the U.S. Department of Justice announced quietly late last month that it will not pursue an appeal in its wrangle with Stolt-Nielsen over a broken amnesty agreement, the Norwegian shipping company is finally free of its years-long fight.

But many antitrust attorneys caution that the unique case may have ripple effects for years to come.

“Now every lawyer has to say, amnesty should be really good, but there's always the chance you'll get Stolt-ed,” said J. Mark Gidley, partner at White & Case, one of...
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