Judge Chucks More Copper Cartel Litigation

Law360, New York (July 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Months after dismissing a slew of complaints surrounding an alleged copper cartel in the U.S., a judge has bounced more of the class action litigation facing the purported ringleader of the scheme due to a lack of jurisdiction.

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Bernice Donald dismissed an amended class action and related customer complaint that have been hounding Finnish copper giant Outokumpu Oyj and other ACR copper tubing manufacturers, suggesting that the plaintiffs go beyond a "cut and paste" job if they want the suit to...
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