The US Supreme Court prevents foreign plaintiffs from bringing price-fixing cartel claims (Hoffman-LaRoche / Empagran)

The FTAIA and Empagran: What Next?* In F. Hoffman LaRoche Ltd. v. Empagran S.A., 542 US 155 (2004), the Supreme Court limited access to American courts by foreign plaintiffs suing under the Sherman Act based on foreign transactions. Jurisdiction over foreign antitrust claims is governed by the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (“FTAIA”). However, rather

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  • St. John’s University School of Law

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Edward D. Cavanagh, The US Supreme Court prevents foreign plaintiffs from bringing price-fixing cartel claims (Hoffman-LaRoche / Empagran), 14 June 2004, e-Competitions Bulletin US Private Enforcement, Art. N° 48709

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