The US Supreme Court shows to be driven by concerns with burdens of US litigation process according to recent antitrust decisions (Bell Atlantic / Twombly)

U.S. Antitrust Decisions Frequently Driven by Concerns With Burdens of U.S. Litigation Process* Welcome to our blog! I thought I would start my postings on U.S. developments with a broader point about recent U.S. case law in the antitrust area. Many of the most important U.S. judicial decisions in antitrust have been driven by judicial concern with aspects of the U.S. litigation process that are perceived by some to impose excessive costs and burdens on the parties – especially on defendants, who often bear most of the costs and risks of antitrust litigation. The massive cost of “discovery” in U.S. antitrust cases drives much of the concern, but recent U.S. decisions have also been driven by concerns with the burdens of the class action process. High Cost of U.S. Litigation As anyone

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Eric Stock, The US Supreme Court shows to be driven by concerns with burdens of US litigation process according to recent antitrust decisions (Bell Atlantic / Twombly), 21 May 2007, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2007, Art. N° 35693

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