Luxembourg Backs Stolt In Landmark Cartel Case

Law360, New York (August 22, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Although the U.S. Supreme Court has denied Stolt-Nielsen SA’s application for an injunction against government prosecution, the transport company has received support in its fight for amnesty from an unexpected source: the government of Luxembourg.

Luxembourg filed an amicus brief supporting Stolt’s petition of certiorari, the first time the country has ever filed a brief without the support of other countries.

In the brief, Luxembourg urged the Court to take the case, arguing that “the Third Circuit’s decision creates conflict among the circuits and thus confusion...
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