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Chinese Cos. Can’t Keep DOJ From CRT Immunity Row

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...

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