Cartel Suit Against Exxon Advances In Dutch Court

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT) -- A Dutch court has ruled that victims of a paraffin wax cartel involving Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell PLC and others can move forward with a court action seeking private damages, a group suing the companies in the Netherlands said Monday.

A district court in The Hague on Wednesday handed down a judgment that addressed “key procedural questions” related to private, follow-on actions brought by alleged victims of cartels after the European Commission determined that price-fixing occurred, according to Cartel Damage Claims, a group that...
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