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Buyers Urge 6th Circ. To Back $225M Car Parts Antitrust Deal

Law360, New York (February 28, 2017, 6:28 PM EST) -- Auto parts buyers and manufacturers staunchly defended settlements they reached as part of a larger $225 million deal resolving claims in multidistrict litigation that the manufacturers conspired to rig prices, urging the Sixth Circuit on Monday to shut down objectors trying to disrupt their deal.

Attorneys for the auto parts buyers, known as end-payor purchasers, as well as defendant manufacturers Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Fujikura Ltd., Yazaki Corp., Lear Corp. and others slammed the attempt by objectors Olen York, Amy York and Nancy York to disrupt...
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