N. Zealand Targets Freight Forwarders In Cartel Case

Law360, New York (September 3, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT) -- New Zealand's antitrust watchdog has accused several shipping logistics companies, including units of the Deutsche Bahn Group, of agreeing to fix surcharges and other fees for air freight forwarding services and has reached settlements with two other defendants.

The Commerce Commission filed proceedings with the High Court in Auckland on Thursday, targeting Deutsche Bahn, Brink's Co., Kuehne & Nagel International AG and Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd.

The regulator also submitted settlement deals with CEVA Logistics unit EGL Inc. and Geologistics International (Bermuda) Ltd. for court...
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