The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upholds a ruling that indirect purchasers did not meet the requirements for class certification (Class 8 Transmission)

On February 9, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a ruling by the US District Court for the District of Delaware that indirect purchasers of Class 8 transmissions did not meet the requirements for class certification. The Third Circuit found that only the individual claims may proceed in the case. The opinion is significant because it reaffirms the difficulty indirect purchaser plaintiffs face when attempting to certify a class. IN DEPTH On February 9, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a ruling by the US District Court for the District of Delaware in In re: Class 8 Transmission Indirect Purchaser Antitrust Litigation that indirect purchasers of Class 8 transmissions did not meet the requirements for class certification. The Third Circuit found

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  • Crowell & Moring (Washington)
  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)

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Stefan M. Meisner, Ashley McMahon, The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upholds a ruling that indirect purchasers did not meet the requirements for class certification (Class 8 Transmission), 9 February 2017, e-Competitions February 2017, Art. N° 93106

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