Unique Discovery Challenges In International Cartel Cases

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 3:43 PM EST) -- ‚ÄčThe global nature of many price-fixing cartels gives rise to unique challenges for obtaining evidence located outside the jurisdiction.

In cases involving international price-fixing conspiracies, information relevant to the litigation is frequently found outside of the country where the lawsuit is pending. For example, in an antitrust case filed in the U.S. against foreign manufacturers of a product sold here, relevant documents or data will likely be held overseas, by the foreign cartelists or non-U.S. third parties such as original equipment manufacturers.

The converse is also...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.