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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Seattle Apartments Price-Fixing Antitrust Class Action

Rents in specific areas of the Seattle, Washington downtown multifamily submarket have been steadily increasing. This antitrust class action alleges that a cartel exists, based on a platform and algorithm from RealPage, Inc., in which the members have agreed to exchange competitive information and raise prices together. The markets involved are the central neighborhoods of  Read more

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Auto Parts Antitrust Litigation, Round 5 Settlement

This is the fifth and final settlement in a very large antitrust litigation alleging that companies conspired to raise the price of automotive parts, causing consumers to pay more than they should have. This time, the parts include electronic braking systems, hydraulic braking systems, and exhaust systems, made by three company groups: Bosal (Bosal USA,  Read more

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Remicade Antitrust Settlement

Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Biotech, Inc. are putting up $25 million to settle an antitrust class action centering on anticompetitive actions they allegedly took to protect their drug Remicade (infliximab) from competition. The complaint alleged the companies violated federal and state antitrust laws and consumer protection laws by attempting to keep new entrants out  Read more

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Ford Canada and Vehicles Bought or Leased in California Antitrust Settlement

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited will pay $82 million as the final settling party of a very large antitrust case after almost nineteen years of litigation. There have been three prior settlements in this case. The complaint alleged that car makers and a trade association conspired to prevent closely similar but less expensive cars,  Read more

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Deere Agricultural Equipment Monopoly on Repair Services Class Action

Deere & Co., which does business a John Deere, now makes its agricultural equipment with onboard computers known as engine control units (ECUs). While farmers and other owners of Deere equipment have traditionally done their own repairs, the complaint for this class action alleges that the ECUs require the use of software and repair tools  Read more

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