Canada High Court Lets DRAM Antitrust Class Stand

Law360, New York (June 3, 2010, 6:05 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected an appeal by the world’s largest chip makers, including Infineon Technologies AG, Hynix Semiconductor Inc. and Samsung Electronics, leaving intact the certification of a class in an antitrust action over alleged price-fixing in the dynamic random access memory industry.

On Thursday, Canada’s high court dismissed the five DRAM manufacturers’ appeal of the controversial November ruling, clearing the way for trial and turning up the heat on defendants accused of colluding and overcharging for computer memory chips across British Columbia....
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