Stolt To Petition Landmark Case To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (June 21, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Stolt-Nielsen isn't giving up without a fight. The global transportation company said Wednesday it would appeal its landmark antitrust case to the U.S. Supreme Court after losing a request for a rehearing "en banc" at the Third Circuit.

The Third Circuit decision lets stand the court's earlier ruling that gave the Department of Justice permission to indict Stolt-Nielsen on antitrust charges.

Stolt-Nielsen had argued that it was immune from prosecution by the DOJ due to an amnesty agreement between the company and the agency in an...
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