Skip to main content

Case Studies Cases & Current Investigations

Filter By:

Showing results for: United States; Antitrust / Competition;

Current Cases

Farm-Raised Salmon and Salmon Products

In re Farm-Raised Salmon and Salmon Products Litigation, Case No. 19-21551-CV-ALTONAGA (S.D. Fl.) – In this class action litigation alleging a price-fixing conspiracy between the leading producers of farm-raised Atlantic Salmon, Hausfeld LLP, the first firm to file a complaint, is the Court-appointed interim co-lead counsel along with Podhurst Orseck, P.A. for the proposed class of Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs.

In re: Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index Manipulation Antitrust Litigation

In this multidistrict litigation, plaintiffs include a class of investors who transacted in VIX instruments alleging that a number of trading firms and financial institutions conspired to post bids on certain S&P 500 options during a fixed, short window of nontrading hours to influence the CBOE-Special Opening Quotation (“SOQ”) formula that calculates settlement prices of VIX instruments.

Successes

Investigations

Packaged Seafood Products

In this consolidated litigation alleging a price-fixing conspiracy between the leading packaged tuna manufacturers—Chicken of the Sea, StarKist, and Bumble Bee, and their parent companies—Hausfeld LLP is the Court-appointed sole interim lead counsel for a proposed class of Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs. 

Automotive Parts

Over the last few years, competition authorities from 15 separate jurisdictions including Europe, the US, and Asia have undertaken over 30 investigations into anticompetitive conduct in the automotive parts sector.