Japanese Co. Wants Early Exit From Capacitor Antitrust MDL

Law360, Fort Wayne (January 10, 2017, 1:32 PM EST) -- Japan-based Soshin Electric Co. Ltd. asked a California federal court to grant it and a U.S. affiliate summary judgment in multidistrict litigation over an alleged conspiracy to fix prices for electrical capacitors, saying it did not sell the components in the U.S.

Soshin produces a kind of capacitor known as a stand-alone film capacitor, and almost all of its customers order the components according to their own unique specifications, the company said in its motion Friday. The price for the capacitors is largely dictated by the...
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