Antitrust Class Actions Netted $24B In Deals Last Decade

Law360 (September 22, 2020, 6:48 PM EDT) -- Private class action plaintiffs reached $24 billion in settlements in antitrust cases between 2009 and 2019, with a year-to-year decrease last year but an increase in the number of cases filed, according to a new report.

The American Antitrust Institute and the University of San Francisco School of Law released a commentary Monday on an annual report from the school and Huntington National Bank that analyzes antitrust class actions filed in federal court.

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