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UK iiyama litigation should go to trial, appeal court rules

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has ruled that iiyama’s lawsuits against liquid crystal display and cathode ray tube cartelists should go to trial, after a lower court found at a preliminary stage that the claimant’s indirect purchases from the global cartels fell outside the scope of EU antitrust law.

Power cables litigation lacks factual underpinning, defendants claim

BritNed counsel slams ABB defence

Power cables litigation belongs in UK, says claimant

DOJ backs green company at Supreme Court

An Arizona energy utility cannot appeal a lower court’s refusal to dismiss Tesla's suit on state action immunity grounds, the Department of Justice has told the Supreme Court.

Jones Day competition head moves to Skadden

David Wales has stepped down as the head of Jones Day’s global competition practice and moved to Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, a source familiar with the move has confirmed to GCR.

The lead counsel crusade

Among the US plaintiffs’ bar, the contest for lead counsel status in antitrust class actions is heated, for good reason: It’s the ultimate legal prize, with winners well-placed to pad their reputations and their pocketbooks. GCR data reporter Denise Nzeyimana and editor-at-large Ron Knox combed court records and used Kumu mapping software to show which firms earn lead counsel status most frequently - and why. _________________________

MasterCard claimant counsel outlines burden of class certification

The lead barrister in the attempted opt-in interchange fee class action against MasterCard has highlighted the upfront cost of seeking UK antitrust class certification.

Hausfeld gets a GRIP on Google lawsuits

Plaintiff’s side law firm Hausfeld has teamed up with a public affairs consultancy to set up the Google Redress & Integrity Platform (GRIP), which aims to attract potential clients seeking redress against the technology company over its allegedly anti-competitive practices.

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