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...
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