Apple Gets E-Book Antitrust Monitor Put On Hold

Law360, New York (January 21, 2014, 3:29 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit on Tuesday temporarily halted a dispute over an external monitor appointed to oversee Apple Inc.'s antitrust policies stemming from an adverse ruling in the e-book price-fixing trial, as it mulls a permanent stay of proceedings in light of Apple's quest to undo the monitor's appointment.

In a brief order, U.S. Circuit Judge Raymond J. Lohier Jr. approved Apple's request for a short-term “administrative stay” and referred its motion for a full stay of the proceedings to a three-judge panel, noting that arguments for...
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