Paint Cos. Win Class Cert. In DuPont Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 8:00 PM EDT) -- A group of paint companies that say E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. and others conspired to boost the price of a paint component were granted class certification on Tuesday after a Maryland federal judge determined the buyers had demonstrated a common antitrust injury.

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett granted a motion for class certification filed by a trio of companies that claim DuPont, Huntsman International LLC, Kronos Worldwide Inc. and Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Inc. worked together to fix prices on titanium dioxide used...
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