*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Empagran SA v. F. Hoffmann-Laroche Ltd, (No. 01-7115), decided on June 28, 2005 On June 28, 2005, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (Washington, D.C.) issued a ruling that ends the international controversy over a claim for damages in a civil class action by non-U.S. victims of the international vitamin cartel sued by the DOJ Antitrust Division beginning in 1997. A three-judge panel of the Washington Court of Appeals has ruled that vitamin purchasers cannot bring claims under US antitrust law for alleged damages suffered as a result of the activity of the global vitamin cartel. This
CASE COMMENTS: INTERNATIONAL POLICY - USA - EXTRATERRITORITORIALITY OF US ANTITRUST LAW
Extraterritoriality of US antitrust law: The Court of Appeals of Columbia rules and concludes the Empagran saga (Empagran / Hoffmann-Laroche)
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