Amway Antitrust Suit Should Be Tossed: Texas Court

Law360, New York (July 6, 2010, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Ruling that Michigan is a more appropriate forum for the case, the Texas Supreme Court has reinstated the dismissal of an antitrust suit filed by Signature Management Team LLC alleging Amway unit Quixtar Inc. used its power over the individual contractors that sell its products to stifle Signature's business.

The court ruled Friday that a Texas trial court did not abuse its discretion when it dismissed the suit on forum non conveniens grounds. The Texas Supreme Court's decision reversed a ruling by a state appeals court,...
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