The US DC Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously overturns the district court’s order granting certification of a class of direct purchasers against four freight railroad companies (Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation)

Railroad shippers brought a class action, asserting that four freight railroad companies that together comprised nearly 90% of the market for rail freight had participated in a conspiracy to impose rate-based fuel surcharges. The district court certified a class based on two regression models, one of

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Douglas Richards, Christopher J. Cormier, The US DC Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously overturns the district court’s order granting certification of a class of direct purchasers against four freight railroad companies (Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation) , 9 August 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin US Private Enforcement, Art. N° 61457

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