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Airlines' $40M One-Size-Fits-All Deal Unfair, Justices Told

Law360, New York (October 31, 2017, 8:53 PM EDT) -- An advocacy group asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a $39.5 million settlement in antitrust multidistrict litigation accusing Societe Air France, Japan Airlines and other airlines of fixing prices for transpacific flights, saying lower courts ignored intraclass conflicts by approving a one-size-fits-all deal.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute, whose lawyers are representing lone objecting class member Amy Yang, says a divided Ninth Circuit in June wrongfully affirmed a California federal judge’s 2015 decision granting final approval on a $39.5 million settlement reached between passengers...
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