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USA - Class action - Duopoly: The US Court of appeals for the sixth circuit rejects allegations of conspiracy to fix prices in Ohio rock salt duopoly (Ohio/Morton Salt and Cargill)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. A December 18, 2012 decision of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reconfirms that plaintiffs who bring a private action on a "stand-alone" basis (i.e., without acting as a result of an action by the antitrust authorities), must provide sufficiently solid evidence to be able to pass the first procedural filters established by case law (on this issue, v. Concurrences No. 1-2012, pp. 236 et seq., obs. J.-C. R.). Otherwise, the trial court is likely to dismiss the complaint as insufficiently substantiated. This was the sanction suffered by Erie County, which had initiated a

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Jean-Christophe Roda, USA - Class action - Duopoly: The US Court of appeals for the sixth circuit rejects allegations of conspiracy to fix prices in Ohio rock salt duopoly (Ohio/Morton Salt and Cargill), 18 December 2012, Concurrences N° 1-2013, Art. N° 50789, pp. 221-222

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