Rail Freight Ruling Doesn't Doom Class, CRT Buyers Say
By Dan Prochilo
Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 9:53 PM EDT) -- Indirect purchasers alleging that electronics manufacturers conspired to fix cathode ray tube prices said in California federal court Wednesday that a recent D.C. Circuit ruling raising the bar for class certification didn’t apply to their case, rejecting the defendants' argument that their proposed class fell short of the higher standard.
In a letter to Senior U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti, the indirect purchasers said the D.C. Circuit's decision earlier this month in an antitrust suit against railroad freight companies — in which the court found the...