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Vitamin price-fixing litigation

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Sumitomo Chemical Co. dismissed from vitamin price-fixing class action due to lack of personal jurisdiction. In an April 24 opinion, D.C. federal Judge Thomas Hogan concludes Japan-based firm "lacks the requisite local contacts to support personal jurisdiction" in the district. Sumitomo was among the nonsettling defendants named in a class action, certified in February, on behalf of direct purchasers of vitamins A, B, C, E, beta carotene and premixes (1"The Tan Sheet" March 4, 2002, p. 11)...

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