Canada High Court Takes On 3rd Indirect Buyer Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (May 17, 2012, 9:08 PM EDT) -- Canada's highest court on Thursday added a Quebec case challenging consumers' right to sue for antitrust damages to the two British Columbia cases denying indirect purchasers class certification that it had already agreed to hear, indicating the justices want to tackle the controversial question head-on.

The Supreme Court of Canada granted dynamic random access memory makers including Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. leave to appeal a November decision from a Quebec appeals court allowing a class of both direct and indirect purchasers. The...
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