The US Supreme Court is given the possibility to clarify the application of the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvement Act (Motorola / AU Optronics)

Supreme Court Has Opportunity to Clarify Application of Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act* Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked, in parallel petitions, to resolve a split between the Seventh Circuit and the Ninth Circuit on the application of the federal antitrust laws to a conspiracy to fix prices of thin-film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels. The petitions provide an excellent opportunity for the High Court to offer needed guidance on the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA), which the Court last took up just over a decade ago in F. Hoffmann-LaRoche Ltd. v. Empagran S.A., 542 U.S. 155, 2004-1 Trade Cases ΒΆ74,448. In a petition for certiorari filed on March 16, Taiwanese electronics manufacturer AU Optronics Corporation, two of its former

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Jeffrey May, The US Supreme Court is given the possibility to clarify the application of the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvement Act (Motorola / AU Optronics), 16 March 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin US Private Enforcement, Art. N° 72183

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