Kaplan, West Agree To Pay $9.5M In Bar Prep Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT) -- Kaplan Inc. and West Publishing Corp. have agreed to pay $9.5 million in order to settle class claims that they colluded in the bar exam prep business after a California judge rejected an earlier $5.2 million deal.

Kaplan, West and the plaintiffs told the court in a March 7 status report that they had reached a new settlement in the five-year-old antitrust case that calls for the test prep companies to pay $9.5 million in cash into a common fund.

The deal comes more than a...
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