3rd Circ. Widens Door For Foreign Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 7:04 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs may have an easier time pursuing antitrust allegations against foreign conduct in the Third Circuit under a recent ruling giving them a significant tactical advantage in cases where courts must interpret the notoriously convoluted Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act, experts say.

Plaintiffs seeking compensation for anti-competitive harm occurring overseas have often faced tough hurdles immediately upon launching a lawsuit, because many courts view the statute as putting a burden on them to establish federal jurisdiction.

But the Third Circuit's recent ruling in Animal Science Products...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.