Disputed evidence upheld in Daimler merger trial


DETROIT, March 31 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has issued rulings that could bolster the case of billionaire Kirk Kerkorian in his $1 billion lawsuit against DaimlerChrysler . Kerkorian, the Las Vegas casino mogul, has accused German auto boss Juergen Schrempp of misrepresenting Daimler-Benz's 1998 linkup with Chrysler as a merger rather than a takeover. The evidentiary rulings by U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Farnan in Delaware were handed down late on Wednesday and marked his first ...

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