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2012-03-19 23:02:17

Kotchen & Low LLP announced today that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of its client Sambreel Holdings LLC, a developer and publisher of social media and other online applications, against Facebook, Inc. for alleged violations of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act, and California state laws prohibiting unfair competition and interference with contract. CARLSBAD, Calif. (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Kotchen & Low LLP announced today that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of its...

2010-07-28 12:47:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former executive from Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corporation (Chi Mei) has agreed to plead guilty and to serve jail in the United States for participating in a global conspiracy to fix the price of thin-film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels, the Department of Justice announced today. According to a one-count felony charge filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Wen-Hung "Amigo" Huang conspired with others to suppress...

2010-07-01 13:40:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Controls, LLC filed an antitrust complaint today against Balboa Water Group, Inc., a Quad-C Management Inc. venture, in the United States District Court for the Central District of California under Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act and California law. The complaint alleges Balboa Water Group is an unlawful monopolist and "willfully engages in anticompetitive and exclusionary acts" that stifle innovation and result in higher...

2010-06-29 13:55:00

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. District Court in San Francisco, HannStar Display...

2010-05-19 08:18:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) announced today that its motion to dismiss a securities class-action lawsuit accusing the company and certain current and former senior officers of misleading investors has been granted by a federal judge for a second and final time. The company's motion to dismiss the suit was granted with prejudice on May 18, 2010, by Federal District Court Judge Harvey Bartle III, who ruled that the complaint did not meet...

2010-03-30 18:23:00

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. The indictment,...

2010-03-12 11:01:00

ANKENY, Iowa, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following are remarks as prepared for delivery by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Department of Justice and USDA Agriculture Workshop: Thank you, Secretary Vilsack. It's good to be with you, and it's great to be back in your beautiful home state. I had the chance to spend quite a bit of time here during the President's campaign. That's when the people of this great state taught me - and proved to our entire nation - that no matter...

2010-01-11 21:20:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that it retained $30,064,684 from a payment from Covidien, following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' October 2009 affirmance of a Federal District Court decision that Tyco Healthcare, now Covidien, violated the antitrust laws through anticompetitive business practices related to the sale of its...


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