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Schein Settles Antitrust Case After Two Trips to Supreme Court

April 26, 2021, 3:34 PM

Henry Schein Inc. has tentatively resolved price-fixing claims by rival dental supplier Archer and White Sales Inc., putting the case’s end within reach after nearly a decade of litigation over the meaning of a related arbitration agreement, including two trips to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The companies asked Judge Rodney Gilstrap for a 30-day halt to proceedings in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas while they finalize a settlement in principle embodied in the “binding memoranda of understanding” they’ve executed.

They’ll dismiss the case when the deal is done, according to the April 23 court filing,...

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