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Impact of Comcast ruling on class certification still unfolding, may need Supreme Court review, US judge says

By Khushita Vasant and Michael Acton
  • 25 Mar 2021 17:25
  • 25 Mar 2021 18:30
The impact of a decision in the Comcast v. Behrend case on class certifications is still unfolding nearly a decade later, and courts across the US may interpret it differently until the Supreme Court steps in to clarify, a federal judge said today.
The 2013 Supreme Court ruling in Comcast

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Khushita Vasant

Chief Antitrust Correspondent, US

Khushita covers US antitrust enforcement and litigation for MLex. A former Brussels hand, she wrote about about antitrust & mergers for the Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR), she has covered the EU's actions against Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to name a few. Khushita specialises in tech and patent policy coverage which featured in the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards. Previously as a financial journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, she wrote about monetary policy and the bond and currency markets. Khushita studied journalism at Mumbai University, and received an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for a masters from universities in Germany and Austria.

Michael Acton

Senior Correspondent

Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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