U.K. Tribunal OKs Claim Against Cartel Whisteblower

Law360, New York (November 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The United Kingdom’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has decided to allow businesses that were hurt by a carbon and graphite cartel to pursue a claim for damages against the cartel’s whistleblower, Morgan Crucible Co. Plc.

On Friday, the tribunal issued a decision allowing the claimants, direct purchasers of electrical and mechanical carbon and graphite products led by Emerson Electric Co., to seek damages from Morgan Crucible.

The claimants have also asked the tribunal to allow damage claims against other cartel members, who are currently appealing a fine...
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