The US Supreme Court declines to resolve a closely watched circuit split on the applicability of the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (Motorola / AU Optronics)

Supreme Court Surprises the Antitrust World with Denial of Cert in Motorola and AU Optronics* Today the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in two cases, Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics et al. and Hsiung and AU Optronics Corp. America Inc. v. United States, declining to resolve a closely watched circuit split on the applicability of the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (“FTAIA”) in regulating foreign conduct. We have covered these two cases, which involve protracted criminal and civil litigation relating to an alleged worldwide scheme to fix prices in liquid

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Deirdre McEvoy, Taylor J. Kirklin, The US Supreme Court declines to resolve a closely watched circuit split on the applicability of the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (Motorola / AU Optronics), 15 June 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin US Supreme Court, Art. N° 74159

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