Venezuelan Oil Co. Wants Trigeant Antitrust Suit Nixed

Law360, New York (October 6, 2009, 3:12 PM EDT) -- Venezuela's state-owned crude oil supplier has asked a judge to dismiss the latest complaint from Trigeant Ltd., arguing that the Florida-based petroleum refiner still has not shown federal jurisdiction exists over allegations that the foreign entity drove the company out of the Florida market for paving asphalt.

The motion — filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida — claims that the third amended complaint still struggles with the same jurisdictional concerns that led Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks to dismiss an...
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