Ninth Circuit revives shipping company’s monopoly conspiracy claim

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09 October 2019

Ninth Circuit revives shipping company’s monopoly conspiracy claim

Santa Catalina island (Credit: iStock/Nature, food, landscape, travel)

A California court rightly dismissed a Sherman Act section 1 claim but not one of the section 2 claims brought over an exclusive lease to the only freight port on California’s Santa Catalina island, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled.