Latest competition law Stories

2009-03-10 12:17:00

Hitachi to Plead Guilty to Fixing Prices for LCD Panels Sold to Dell Inc. WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Japanese electronics manufacturer Hitachi Displays Ltd., agreed to plead guilty and pay a $31 million fine for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices in the sale of Thin Film Transistor-Liquid Crystal Display panels (TFT-LCD) sold to Dell Inc., the U.S.

2009-02-12 20:17:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As worldwide demand for metal plummets, Russia's top metals producers are finding that bailouts aren't enough. Instead, the industry's leaders have proposed a massive merger of their assets to create a quasi-state metals holding company.

2009-02-03 19:06:00

Two Executives from Taiwan and One Korean Executive Charged in Global Price-Fixing Scheme WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury in San Francisco returned an indictment against two former executives from Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd.

2009-01-22 11:23:00

Companies Agree to Pay More Than $124 Million in Criminal Fines WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three air cargo carriers, LAN Cargo S.A. (LAN Cargo), Aerolinhas Brasileiras S.A. (ABSA), and EL AL Israel Airlines Ltd.

2009-01-19 14:27:22

Tying Internet Explorer to Microsoft's Windows operating platform gives the program an unfair advantage in the marketplace, the European Commission found. In a preliminary ruling, the commission said tying the two products together makes Internet Explorer available on 90 percent of the world's personal computers, Zdnet reported Monday. Internet Explorer is so prevalent it creates an incentive for Web site designers and software developers to create products compatible with it, further...

2009-01-15 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executives from LG Display Co. Ltd. and Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd.

2008-11-13 09:05:00

Three Asian electronics companies have agreed to pay $585 million in fines for intentionally driving up the prices of LCD screens.

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