The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirms a grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants in an old case alleging an unlawful conspiracy in the single-copy magazine industry (Anderson News)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a grant of summary judgment on July 19, 2018, in favor of defendants in a nearly decade-old case alleging an unlawful conspiracy in the single-copy magazine industry. The decision clarifies the application of the Supreme Court’s Matsushita opinion in antitrust conspiracy cases, including with respect to how record and expert evidence is analyzed under the Matsushita standard. [1] This Dechert OnPoint provides background on the case, briefly summarizes the Second Circuit’s decision, and offers key takeaways from the Dechert lawyers that worked on the case. Case Background Anderson News involved an alleged conspiracy in the single-copy magazine industry. “Single-copy” refers to magazines sold by retailers, rather than through

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George Gordon, Thomas J. Miller, The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirms a grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants in an old case alleging an unlawful conspiracy in the single-copy magazine industry (Anderson News), 19 July 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2018, Art. N° 87618

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