Stay Ordered In E-Books Price-Fixing Actions Against 2 Publishers

Stay Ordered In E-Books Price-Fixing Actions Against 2 Publishers

NEW YORK - The federal judge in New York overseeing the electronic books antitrust multidistrict litigation on May 1stayed the actions against Hachette Book Group Inc. and Hachette Digital Inc. (collectively, Hachette) and HarperCollins Publishers, following the publishers' tentative settlement with 15 states and Puerto Rico (In re: Electronic Books Antitrust Litigation $(All Actions$), No. 11-md-02293, S.D. N.Y.; United States of America v. Apple Inc., et al., No. 12-md-02826, S.D. N.Y.; State of Texas et al. v. Penguin Group $(USA$) Inc., et al., No. 1:12-cv-03394, S.D. N.Y.) Subscribers may view the stay order available within the full update.

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