Antitrust Lawsuits Continue Downward Slide In 2010

Law360, New York (April 16, 2010, 6:49 PM EDT) -- New antitrust litigation has continued to nosedive in 2010, with the plaintiffs bar filing only about half as many cases in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year — and the effect of Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly still looming large.

A Law360 analysis of federal court cases has found that only 123 antitrust suits were launched in the first three months of 2010 — a decrease of more than 46 percent from the first quarter last year, which saw...
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