Judge Boots Magazine Wholesaler's Collusion Case

Law360, New York (August 3, 2010, 3:43 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has given the heave-ho to an antitrust suit brought by bankrupt magazine wholesaler Anderson News LLC against a host of single-issue magazine publishers including Time Inc., Rodale Inc. and American Media Inc.

Judge Paul Crotty of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, ruling on the defendants' motions for summary judgment, decided Monday to dismiss the complaint, ruling that Anderson's allegations of a broad industrywide conspiracy did not meet the plausibility standards set forth in Bell Atlantic Corp. v....
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