High Court Urged To Follow Standard In Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (August 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The two federal agencies that urged the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case concerning purchasing conduct in a timber deal have filed amicus briefs, saying a court of appeals lost sight of the Sherman Act’s purpose of protecting the competitive process.

The Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice argue in the briefs that failure to apply the reasoning of a prior Supreme Court decision in the context of the predatory bidding case of Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-Simmons Hardwood Lumber Co. could “lead to...
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