Court-Appointed Monitor To Stay At Apple

By on February 12, 2014

Feb 12, 2014

Apple, Inc.’s request to put a temporary hold on Michael Bromwich’s job as court-appointed compliance officer related to an ongoing e-book pricing anti-trust case was denied by an appeals court this week. Apple was also rebuffed previously when they sought to discredit Bromwich, who was installed in October by a District Court for the Southern District of New York judge, by claiming he demanded access to certain documents and asked Apple executives questions outside the realm of the anti-trust compliance program. Bromwich’s job was reaffirmed by the court, and he was allowed to continue overseeing programs instituted by Apple after 33 state attorneys general and 16 lawyers representing class-action cases sued the company for allegedly colluding with book publishers to set e-book prices.

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