• U.S. Supreme Court Addresses "Price Squeeze" Claim and Application of Twombly Pleading Standard to Section 2 of the Sherman Act
  • March 13, 2009
  • Law Firm: Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP - New York Office
  • On February 25, 2009, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision concerning the viability of "price squeeze" claims under Section 2 of the Sherman Act and confirming that the pleading standard articulated in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly applies outside the context of conspiracy claims under Section 1 of the Sherman Act.