Antitrust Claims Against Chicago Board Of Trade Will Proceed To Discovery

Antitrust Claims Against Chicago Board Of Trade Will Proceed To Discovery

CHICAGO - U.S. Futures Exchange LLC (USFE) may continue with two of its three theories that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME) and the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago Inc. (CBOT) violated federal antitrust law by conspiring to prevent USFE from competing in the market for exchange services for U.S. Treasury futures, a federal judge in Illinois ruled Aug. 3 (U.S. Futures Exchange LLC, et al. v. Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, et al, No. 04 C 6756, N.D. Ill.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108961).

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