Epson Settles With Office Depot Over LCD Price-Fixing

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 2:05 PM EDT) -- Office Depot Inc. and several retailers and purchasers of consumer electronics struck settlements with Epson Imaging Devices Corp. and three other manufacturers in California federal court Friday, putting to rest 11 suits in a vast multidistrict litigation alleging an Asia-based price-fixing scheme for liquid crystal displays.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston dismissed the complaints against Epson, Mitsui & Co. Ltd., NEC Corp., Sanyo Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd. and their various business units on Friday. Her order tossed the claims with prejudice and left each party to...
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