The US District Court for the Southern District of New York dismisses class action alleging electricity overcharges (Simon / Keyspan)

KeySpan Corporation secured a sweeping victory on March 22, 2011, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Judge Shira Scheindlin’s broad decision granted with prejudice KeySpan’s motion to dismiss a putative consumer class action claiming approximately $360 million in treble damages for violations of the federal Sherman antitrust act as well as violations of New York’s General Business Law and common

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  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington DC)
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington DC)

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John H. Lyons, Clifford Mike Naeve, The US District Court for the Southern District of New York dismisses class action alleging electricity overcharges (Simon / Keyspan), 22 March 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin US Private Enforcement, Art. N° 45400

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