9th Circ. Affirms Dismissal Of Vivendi Collusion Case

Law360, New York (November 4, 2009, 4:57 PM EST) -- A federal appellate court has affirmed a lower court's decision to toss France-based Vivendi SA's lawsuit alleging that Deutsche Telekom AG and T-Mobile International AG colluded to take control of a Polish wireless telephone company.

In a decision Monday a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said the district court did not abuse its discretion in deciding that the case would have been better filed in a different venue.

At the root of the case is Vivendi's accusation that Deutsche...
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