DOJ Deal Doesn't Impact Civil Case: British Airways

Law360, New York (September 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- British Airways PLC argued on Monday that its recent settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over price-fixing of air cargo surcharges did not mean much for civil litigation.

In a letter to the court on Monday, British Airways opposed three letters filed last week by the co-lead counsel responsible for foreign purchaser claims, co-lead plaintiffs' counsel and indirect purchaser counsel.

The various plaintiffs' counsel asked for summary dismissal of British Airways' motion to dismiss pursuant to the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act and “summary adjudication”...
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