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Compass Lexecon Helps Deliver a Decisive Victory to Clients Illumina and GRAIL in Landmark Vertical Merger Case
Court Relies Heavily on Testimony of Compass Lexecon Expert Professor Dennis W. Carlton Compass Lexecon was retained by clients Illumina and GRAIL to provide economic analysis and expert testimony in support of a landmark vertical merger between the two companies...
On April 26, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado granted summary judgment in favor of Compass Lexecon client Johns Manville Corporation (“Johns Manville”) on antitrust claims brought by Chase Manufacturing, Inc. (“Chase”). Chase alleged that Johns...
Favorable Results for Compass Lexecon Clients General Motors and Polaris in Two Widely Publicized Class Action Product Defect Cases
Compass Lexecon experts provided analysis in two recent and successful outcomes in consumer class action cases alleging product defects. The first was GM’s class settlement of economic loss claims resulting from recalls of ignition switch assemblies, side airbags, and electronic...
- Class Certification
Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification Denied in Automotive and Industrial Bearing Price Fixing Litigation
Compass Lexecon Expert Testifies Successfully for Defendants Plaintiffs in In re: Bearings Cases (part of In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation) alleged that manufacturers of steel ball and roller bearings for automotive and industrial use conspired to elevate their prices....
Plaintiffs’ Class Certification and Daubert Motions Largely Denied in LIBOR-Based Financial Instruments Antitrust Litigation Cases, with Compass Lexecon Experts Testifying Successfully for Defendants
In the sprawling LIBOR-Based Financial Instruments Antitrust Litigation matters, Plaintiffs sought certification of three separate classes: (i) traders of Eurodollar futures and options on futures traded at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (the Exchange-Based Plaintiff Action); (ii) financial institutions that made...
In April 2012, the European Commission cleared Sony’s acquisition of EMI’s music publishing business, subject to conditions. The merger creates the largest business of its kind and reduces the number of so-called global ‘major’ publishing companies from four to three....
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- Entertainment & Media
Janusz Ordover, Jith Jayaratne, and Yair Eilat, supported by a Compass Lexecon team from our Oakland office were retained by Colin Kass and Rhett R. Krulla of Proskauer Rose, and Kenneth B. Schwartz and James A. Keyte of Skadden, Arps,...
Compass Lexecon Experts Testify Successfully in DRAM Suppliers’ Stunning Victory in Rambus Antitrust Case
In a case closely watched by the high technology industry, a California jury last week rejected Rambus, Inc.'s nearly $4 billion claim, before trebling, that Micron Technology Inc. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. conspired to block the marketplace penetration of RDRAM,...
- Antitrust & Competition: Conduct
In this class action, Janusz Ordover, supported by Jith Jayaratne and a Compass Lexecon team in San Francisco, provided economic analyses for Tyco Healthcare and concluded that the impact on members of a proposed class of direct purchasers of pulse...
In this class action, Janusz Ordover, supported by Jith Jayaratne and a Compass Lexecon team in San Francisco, provided economic analysis for Tyco Healthcare and concluded that the impact on members of a proposed class of direct purchasers of pulse...
Bobby Willig, Jith Jayaratne, Jay Ezrielev, and a Compass Lexecon team in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. provided economic analyses for Abitibi Consolidated Inc. and Bowater Inc. in their $1.6 billion merger. The merger between the two largest manufacturers of...
Janusz Ordover, supported by Jith Jayaratne, Cristian Santesteban and a team in San Francisco, served as the damages expert in the Masimo v. Tyco antitrust litigation matter, which sought to ascertain whether Tyco had used contract restrictions to harm competition...