Court Blocks Infineon From Dismissing Shareholder Suit

Law360, New York (June 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a setback for Infineon Technologies AG, a California district court has denied the German semiconductor maker’s attempt to dismiss a U.S. class action on behalf of shareholders who claimed Infineon inflated its share price through cartel deals.

In May, a district judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California rejected the dismissal motion by Infineon, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM).

U.S. District Judge James Ware allowed the case to proceed on the basis of...
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