CASE COMMENTS: EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW – US – CLASS ACTION – PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT – CARTEL – MEMORY CHIP MARKET

United States: The US District Court for the Northern District of California receives a lawsuit seeking class action status against three main manufacturers active in the memory chip market for having concluded anticompetitive agreements (Michele Jones and alii / Micron Technology, Micron Semiconductor Products, Samsung Electronics, Samsung Semiconductor, Hynix, Hynix America)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On April 19, a class action was filed in the Northern District Court of California accusing Samsung, Hynix and Micron of having entered into anti-competitive agreements in the market for memory chips, which specialists refer to as dynamic RAM memories. In the United States, these memory chips are known by the acronym DRAM for dynamic random access memory. These chips are found in various electronic devices and constitute a commodity product of those devices. They play a critical role. Without these chips, the processor in a computer or

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Walid Chaiehloudj, United States: The US District Court for the Northern District of California receives a lawsuit seeking class action status against three main manufacturers active in the memory chip market for having concluded anticompetitive agreements (Michele Jones and alii / Micron Technology, Micron Semiconductor Products, Samsung Electronics, Samsung Semiconductor, Hynix, Hynix America), 19 April 2018, Concurrences N° 3-2018, Art. N° 87836, pp. 195-196

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