Judge OKs Class In EPDM Price-Fixing Suit V. DSM

Law360, New York (February 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has certified a class in an antitrust action against DSM Copolymer Inc. and DSM Elastomers Europe BV, the remaining defendants in multidistrict litigation involving allegations of fixing the price of ethylene propylene diene monomer synthetic rubber used in the auto and roofing industries.

Judge Stefan R. Underhill of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on Friday rejected DSM’s motion opposing certification after finding that EPDM purchasers met their burden to show how common questions of law predominate over individual ones...
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