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DC Circuit antitrust extraterritoriality ruling

[JURIST] A divided US DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that foreign plaintiffs had standing to sue under federal antitrust laws for harm caused to them abroad as a result of anticompetitive practices which have caused harm (albeit not necessarily to the foreign plaintiff) inside the United States. Read Empagran v. F.Hoffman LaRoche [opinion text], Opinion by Edwards.

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