Law360 (May 15, 2019, 5:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice will be able to interject against two Chinese electronics makers' bid to assert sovereign immunity against a yearslong price-fixing multidistrict class action over television- and computer-component cathode ray tubes, after a California federal judge held Wednesday that DOJ participation would be "useful."
U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar summarily rejected arguments from Irico Group Corp. and Irico Display Devices Co. that the DOJ has no remaining interest in the case and its interests would be adequately represented by the direct and indirect purchaser plaintiffs suing the companies.
"The court concludes that the government's participation in the...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!