Under the terms of the proposed settlement, Macmillan would create a settlement fund totaling $20 million from which claims to consumers who purchased e-books would be paid. In addition, the publisher has agreed to lift restrictions on discounting for e-books and will not be allowed to enter into new agreements restricting prices until December 2014.The settlement must be approved by the court before funds can be distributed.
Hagens Berman Joins U.S. Department Of Justice, 33 State Attorneys General, And Macmillan Publishers In Settlement Of E-books Price-fixing Cases
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