Japan Attacks Ruling In LCD Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, Washington (October 31, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT) -- The government of Japan asked an Illinois federal judge on Thursday to reconsider a 2012 summary judgment ruling allowing Motorola Mobility Inc. to to pursue U.S. antitrust claims against a slew of liquid crystal display makers based on purchases of LCD panels by its foreign subsidiaries, saying it violated Japanese sovereignty. 

The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry submitted a motion in support of the defendants’ motion asking U.S. District Judge Susan Illston to reconsider the order, saying the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act, as...
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