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USA: The seventh Circuit’s makes it easier for U.S. plaintiffs to sue foreign worldwide cartels (Min-Che, Atrium)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In an important decision of June 27, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, meeting in plenary session ("en banc"), adopted a solution that should greatly facilitate the actions of U.S. plaintiffs and importers seeking to take action against foreign-based cartels (Min-Che, Inc. v. Atrium Inc., No. 10-1712, June 27, 2012). The case concerned a global potash cartel consisting of eight companies, mostly located outside the United States. The companies were Canadian, Russian, or Belarusian. Only one of the cartelists was based in the

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Jean-Christophe Roda, USA: The seventh Circuit’s makes it easier for U.S. plaintiffs to sue foreign worldwide cartels (Min-Che, Atrium), 20 November 2012, Concurrences N° 4-2012, Art. N° 49607, pp. 188-189

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