Judge Extends Stay In Cathode Tube Antitrust MDL

Law360, New York (February 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Citing an ongoing criminal investigation, a federal judge has extended a stay in the antitrust multidistrict litigation against several major electronics manufacturers — including LG Electronics Inc., Panasonic Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. — for allegedly engaging in a scheme to fix the prices of cathode ray tubes used in televisions and computer monitors.

An initial six-month stay in the case was set to expire March 12, but Judge Samuel Conti of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday decided...
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