On October 24th, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a garment retailer's antitrust claims against the factors that provided credit to the retailer. According to the Third Circuit, exchanging information concerning a customer's creditworthiness does not violate the Sherman Act, and plaintiff's allegations of an agreement are conclusory, lack time and place details, and fail to allege parallel behavior. Burtch v. Milberg Factors, Inc.