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Uber Just Scored a Major Win in New York Over Surge Pricing

Not a “major victory,” but a temporary one. A federal judge on Friday granted a request by Uber Technologies and its chief executive officer to put a passenger’s price-fixing lawsuit against them on hold, while they appeal his refusal to let them arbitrate the dispute. Calling his decision a “close call,” U.S. District Judge Jed […]

Not a “major victory,” but a temporary one.

A federal judge on Friday granted a request by Uber Technologies and its chief executive officer to put a passenger’s price-fixing lawsuit against them on hold, while they appeal his refusal to let them arbitrate the dispute.

Calling his decision a “close call,” U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the defendants had not made a “strong showing” that their appeal would likely succeed, though they would face irreparable harm if arbitration were wrongfully denied.

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