Antitrust Cases Of The Decade

Law360, New York (January 22, 2010, 1:08 PM EST) -- The last 10 years have seen blockbuster decisions that limited monopoly claims, made resale price maintenance legal and heightened the pleading standards for plaintiffs in antitrust class actions.

Top antitrust attorneys who spoke with Law360 identified the following cases as the most influential of the past decade.

Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly

In May 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly that a plaintiff claiming an antitrust violation under Section 1 of the Sherman Act, which prohibits conspiracies to restrain trade,...
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