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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Starr v. SONY BMG Music Entertainment: The Second Circuit’s Misapplication of Twombly in a Section 1 Sherman Act Conspiracy Case Alleging Parallel Conduct

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Kenneth Logan & Jonathan Youngwood (Simpson Thacher & Bartlett) discusses Starr v. SONY BMG Music Entertainment:  The Second Circuit’s Misapplication of Twombly in a Section 1 Sherman Act Conspiracy Case Alleging Parallel Conduct.

ABSTRACT: This article provides an overview of plaintiffs’ allegations, Judge Preska’s opinion, the Second Circuit’s decision, and outlines the authors’ views on the Second Circuit’s errors and the implications Starr will have on antitrust pleading standards in the Second Circuit and elsewhere.

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