OPEC Antitrust Suit Wrongly Dismissed, DC Circ. Hears

Law360, Washington (March 11, 2014, 5:09 PM EDT) -- A conservative group suing the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries over alleged antitrust violations told the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday that a district judge had erroneously relied on an Eleventh Circuit decision in dismissing the case for lack of service.

At oral argument, attorney Larry Klayman and his group Freedom Watch Inc. asked a three-judge panel to revive its suit attempting to hold OPEC accountable for price-fixing under U.S. antitrust law. U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton had tossed the suit in January, relying on an...
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