Syngenta, Corteva “Loyalty Programs” Restrain Competition Class Action

Syngenta Crop Protection AG, Syngenta Corporation, Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, and Corteva, Inc. are “basic” manufacturers of pesticides, meaning they invent, develop, and patent pesticides. When the patents expire, other manufacturers can make generic versions. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the companies use anticompetitive “loyalty programs” to curtail the amount of  Read more

Syngenta Name Over Field of Crops

Syngenta, Corteva Monopoly of Pesticides with Certain Active Ingredients Class Action

This antitrust class action takes aim at certain large, basic makers of pesticides—Syngenta Crop Protection, AG, Syngenta Corporation, Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, and Corteva, Inc. The complaint alleges they stifled competition by creating loyalty programs that keep distributors from selling lower-priced generic products that contain the same active ingredients and that could save farmers money.  Read more

Syngenta Name Over Field of Crops

Harley-Davidson Tying Arrangement for Parts Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Harley-Davidson Motor Company Group, LLC has been tying its motorcycles to the purchase of its own parts for repairs and modifications. In fact, it claims that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ordered Harley to stop this anticompetitive conduct in June 2022. However, since the FTC does not  Read more

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Farm-Raised Salmon Indirect Purchaser Settlement

A number of salmon farmers are settling an antitrust class action, including Mowi ASA and related companies, Grieg Seafood ASA and related companies, Sjór AS, SalMar ASA, Lerøy Seafood AS and Lerøy Seafood USA, Inc., and Cermaq Group AS and related companies. The complaint alleged that these companies entered into a conspiracy to fix, raise,  Read more

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RealPage Conspiracy to Fix Greater Boston Area Rents Class Action

This antitrust class action brings suit against RealPage, Inc. and a list of apartment rental companies like Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., and Lincoln Property Company, alleging that they have conspired to fix or raise housing rental prices in the Greater Boston Metro Area, through collusion and the use of RealPages  Read more

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Namenda Antitrust Indirect Payors Settlement

The defendants in this Brand Settlement of an antitrust lawsuit include Actavis, plc, Forest Laboratories, LLC, (makers of Namenda), Merz GmbH, Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH, and Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KgaA (the patent holders for Namenda). The complaint alleged that these Brand Defendants, along with the Generic Defendants, conspired in a monopolization scheme to keep  Read more

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Corteva, Syngenta Block Generics with “Loyalty Programs” Class Action

This antitrust class action alleges that a “loyalty program” has had anticompetitive effects in the market for crops protection products (CPPs), including herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides. The complaint names as manufacturer defendants Corteva, Inc., Syngenta Crop Protection AG, Syngenta Corp., and Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC; as co-conspirator defendatns CHS, Inc. and Nutrien Ag Solutions; and  Read more

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Deutsche Bank, Rabobank European Government Bond Trading Antitrust Class Action

This antitrust class action goes after two banks and their affiliated securities companies, alleging they conspired to fix or otherwise manipulate the price of Euro-denominated bonds that are issued by various European governments. The defendants include Deutsche Bank, AG and its dealer affiliate Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., and Cooperative Rabobank UA (formerly known as Cooperatieve  Read more

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Idexx Veterinary Diagnostic Testing Products Antitrust Class Action

Idexx Laboratories, Inc. and Idexx Distribution, Inc. make components for veterinary point-of-care (POC) diagnostic laboratory tests, including analyzers, consumables, and single-use rapid tests, all of which allow animals to be tested and treated immediately, in a single vet visit. The complaint for this antitrust class action alleges that Idexx has violated antitrust laws maintain its  Read more

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RealPage Price-Fixing for Rentals Antitrust Class Action

This class action involves the fixing or raising of rental prices, via violations of antitrust laws, through the use of a platform called AI Revenue Management (formerly known as YieldStar). The complaint alleges that RealPage, the developer of the platform, has conspired with a long list of managers of large-scale residential apartment buildings, such as  Read more

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