Chinese Vitamin-C Maker Can't Escape Cartel Claims

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 7:09 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss putative class claims against North China Pharmaceutical Group Corp., saying there was a genuine dispute over the company's possible role in a cartel among Chinese vitamin C companies.

U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan denied NCP's motion for summary judgment in multidistrict litigation involving allegations of price-fixing against several vitamin C companies. The judge said even though NCP had produced substantial evidence suggesting it was not likely involved in the alleged cartel, the purchaser plaintiffs had...
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Case Information

Case Title

In Re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit



Brian M. Cogan

Date Filed

February 22, 2006

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