Purchasers Seek Class Cert. In LCD Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, New York (April 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of direct purchasers has moved for class certification in a multidistrict litigation that accuses a number of electronic display manufacturers, including Toshiba Corp. and Sharp Corp., of colluding to fix prices for thin film transistor liquid crystal display products.

In a motion for class certification filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, a dozen lead plaintiffs asked the court to certify all persons or entities that directly purchased a TFT-LCD panel from any defendant in the U.S. from...
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