Latest Anti-competitive behaviour Stories
Fines Obtained in LCD Investigation Total More Than $890 Million WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Taiwan thin-film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panel producer and seller has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $30 million criminal fine for its role in a global conspiracy to fix the prices of TFT-LCD panels, the Department of Justice announced today. According to a one-count felony charge filed today in U.S.
Fines in LCD Investigation Total More Than $860 Million WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury in San Francisco returned a superseding indictment against the largest Taiwanese thin-film transistor-liquid crystal display panels (TFT-LCD) producer and seller, its Houston-based American subsidiary, and six of its executives for participating in a conspiracy to fix prices of TFT-LCD panels, the Department of Justice announced today.
Samsung, Infineon and Toshiba are at the top of the list of the worldâ€™s biggest memory chip makers being fined a total of 403 million US dollars by the European Commission on Wednesday for operating an illegal union, or cartel.
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WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A New York City federal grand jury returned an indictment against a former Mount Sinai Medical Center and School of Medicine purchasing official today for participating in bid-rigging and fraud conspiracies related to contracts for work performed at Mount Sinai, the Department of Justice announced. The three-count indictment returned today in U.S.
Global Price-Fixing Scheme Involves Tubes Used in Computer Monitors WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury in San Francisco today returned an indictment against a former executive of a large Taiwan-based color display tube (CDT) manufacturing company for his participation in a global conspiracy to fix prices of CDTs, a type of cathode ray tube used in computer monitors and other specialized applications, the Department of Justice announced.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) purchasing official pleaded guilty today to conspiring to rig bids on re-insulation services contracts, the Department of Justice announced today.
Fines Obtained In LCD Investigation Total More Than $860 Million WASHINGTON, Dec.
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Britain's Office of Fair Trading has fined 103 construction companies $211 million after a four-year investigation of anti-competitive contract bidding. Officials said the companies were involved in illegal anti-competitive bid-rigging activities, between 2000 and 2006, including submitting inflated bids for public sector contracts, a practice called cover-pricing. The high bids are not submitted to win a contract, but to raise the perception among clients that other high prices are...
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