Sony Settlement Docs Ruled Fair Game In LCD Cartel Suit

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday ordered HannStar Display Corp. to produce documents related to a settlement agreement it reached with two Sony units in multidistrict litigation over the alleged price-fixing of liquid crystal display panels, overruling HannStar's objections that the records were confidential.

District Judge Susan Illston affirmed a special master's late-May order requiring HannStar to satisfy discovery requests from Sony Electronics Inc. and Sony Computer Entertainment LLC by turning over communications dealing with the accord and the HannStar's supposed acceptance of it. The Sony...
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