June 1987

Anticompetitive practices

The US Court of Appeals of Iowa (Eighth Circuit) finds a distributorship scheme to be a genuine agency relationship where a manufacturer retains significant business risks (Ryko Manufacturing / Eden Services)
United First Partners (New York)
Introduction Ryko, a manufacturer of car-wash equipment, filed an action for declaratory judgment against Eden, one of its distributors, for breach of a distributorship contract. Eden counterclaimed on several grounds, including antitrust violations, and won a jury verdict of $1.1 million in (...)

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