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Dee-K Enterprises, Inc. v. Heveafil Sdn. Bhd.

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
982 F. Supp. 1138 (E.D. Va. 1997)


Facts

Dee-K Enterprises, Inc. (Dee-K) and others (plaintiffs), United States corporations, sued corporations in the United States, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand, including Heveafil Sdn. Bhd. (Heveafil) (defendants), a Malaysian company. Dee-K had purchased rubber thread from Heveafil and alleged a conspiracy among the defendants to fix prices and restrain competition in rubber thread. Heveafil objected to the suit on the bases of jurisdiction and venue.

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