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April 16, 2014

In Re: Rough Rice Commodity Litig., 11-cv-618, (N.D. Ill.) (JWD)

On April 16, 2014, Plaintiff executed a memorandum of understanding, subject to the negotiation of a final settlement agreement, with the Defendants to settle claims on behalf of persons who purchased Chicago Board of Trade rough rice futures… More

March 18, 2014

In re: Platinum and Palladium Commodities Litigation 10-cv-3617 (S.D.N.Y.)

On March 18, 2014, the Futures Plaintiffs filed a motion seeking preliminary approval of a partial settlement of this case with (a) the Moore Defendants for $48,400,000, and (b) Defendant Joseph Welsh for a judgment of $35,000,000 in respect of the… More

March 17, 2014

In re Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. Cheese Antitrust Litig., 09-cv-03690, (N.D. Ill.)

On March 17, 2014, the Honorable Robert M. Dow preliminary approved Plaintiffs’ proposed $46,000,000 settlement of the claims against the DFA Defendants alleging that the DFA Defendants conspired to fix the prices of physical cheese and milk, and… More

March 12, 2014

In re Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. Cheese Antitrust Litig., 09-cv-03690, (N.D. Ill.)

On March 12, 2014, the Honorable Maria Valdez substantially denied two motions to compel discovery filed by Defendant Schreiber Foods, Inc. Magistrate Judge Valdez (1) rejected Schreiber’s argument that it was entitled to discovery of certain… More

March 12, 2014

In re Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. Cheese Antitrust Litig., 09‑cv‑03690, (N.D. Ill.)

The Honorable Maria Valdez substantially denied two motions to compel discovery filed by Defendant Schreiber Foods, Inc. Magistrate Judge Valdez (1) rejected Schreiber’s argument that it was entitled to discovery of certain undisclosed expert. More

March 6, 2014

In re Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Litig., 13-md-2481, (S.D.N.Y.)

On March 6, 2014, the Honorable Katherine B. Forrest. appointed Lovell Stewart as co-lead counsel for the Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs in this action alleging violations of the federal antitrust laws by Goldman Sachs, Metro International Trade… More