TITLE

Judge certifies class action in price-fixing suit

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Miles
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;3/23/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 17, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Stefan R. Underhill, judge of the U.S. District Court for Connecticut, has certified an antitrust class action alleging DSM Copolymer Inc. and DSM Elastomers Europe BV conspired with other EPDM rubber manufacturers to fix prices. First filed in 2003, the class action alleges that DSM conspired with the others to keep EPDM prices at unnaturally high levels between January 1, 1997, and December 31, 2001. Underhill certified the class action on February 13, 2009.
ACCESSION #
37558644

 

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