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Court Nixes Indirect Purchaser Claims for Lack of Standing

Hillary Webber, McDermott Will & Emery Antitrust Alert, March 8, 2017

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To bring a claim for antitrust damages, indirect purchasers must show that they have antitrust standing. They must demonstrate that their injuries are sufficiently direct and intertwined with the alleged cartel conduct that they are entitled to recover an overcharge, despite being downstream – sometimes by several levels – from the direct purchasers.

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