Samsung Could Face Antitrust Claims Over DRAM Again

Law360, New York (April 16, 2010, 3:34 PM EDT) -- A federal court has affirmed the dismissal of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s bid to block arbitration proceedings with bankrupt All American Semiconductor Inc., a move that could potentially overturn a previous settlement over dynamic random access memory chips and put Samsung back on the hook for antitrust claims.

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida told Samsung on Thursday that a bankruptcy judge correctly decided not to stay the arbitration, which could rescind the DRAM settlement between the two companies.

Samsung had been...
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