Lufthansa Wants Price-Fixing Suit Tossed

Law360, New York (July 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- German airline Lufthansa AG asked a court on Wednesday to throw out an antitrust case filed against it and other airlines that allegedly conspired to fix prices for air cargo shipping.

Lufthansa has already settled five counts brought against it under U.S. domestic law, leaving two counts, under foreign commerce law, still pending. The company has moved to dismiss these claims, arguing that trying them in the U.S. runs against international agreements on national sovereignty, and that the American court is in any case an inadequate...
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