Hitachi, LG, Others Released From LCD Price-Fixing Suits

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 6:53 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday approved stipulated dismissals releasing Hitachi Ltd. from antitrust allegations lodged by two Sony Corp. units and LG Display, AU Optronics Corp. and others from a related suit in multidistrict litigation over alleged price-fixing of liquid crystal display panels.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston approved a stipulation dismissing Hitachi from a case that targeted it, LG Display Co. Ltd., Toshiba Corp. and various affiliates, in which Sony Electronics Inc. and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC alleged that the manufacturers conspired to...
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