Hitachi Ducks DRAM Price-Fixing Suit After Class Goes AWOL

Law360, New York (May 30, 2013, 1:17 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday dismissed allegations that Hitachi Ltd. took part in a price-fixing scheme for dynamic random access memory after the putative class that lodged the antitrust suit missed a court-scheduled meeting and failed to follow a court order.

U.S. District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong adopted a federal magistrate judge’s report and recommendation that the DRAM price-fixing suit against Hitachi be dismissed. The putative class had been given until April 26 to file an objection to the magistrate’s report but never did, meaning...
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