Don't Touch Copper Price-Fixing Ruling, Carrier Tells 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 7, 2012, 1:11 PM EDT) -- Air conditioner company Carrier Corp. urged the Sixth Circuit on Thursday to leave intact a ruling that revived price-fixing litigation against a Finnish copper tubing company, saying the suit satisfied the U.S. Supreme Court's Twombly standard for specificity in antitrust cases.

"Sixth Circuit antitrust cases applying Twombly suggest that a complaint allege the relevant 'who, what, why, when, where, how or why' of a conspiracy," Carrier wrote in its response to a petition by Outokumpu Oyj for an en banc rehearing.

"Carrier made these allegations: when...
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