Tobacco Company Moves To Vacate New Trial Order In Antitrust Suit

(October 18, 2016, 12:31 PM EDT) -- SANTA ANA, Calif. — A tobacco company on Oct. 10 cited a recent Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals opinion that held that refusal to deal is improper where the only purpose for it is to “obtain higher profits in the long run from the exclusion of competition” in its effort to get a California federal judge to vacate an order granting a new trial to a manufacturer of cigarillos in an antitrust suit (Trendsettah USA Inc., et al. v. Swisher International Inc., No. 8:14-cv-01664, C.D....
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