The US DoJ announces successful litigation of its first extradition for an alleged involvement with the marine hose cartel (Romano Pisciotti)

What Does the First-Ever Extradition on an Antitrust Charge Mean for the Auto Parts Investigation?* On April 4, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division announced a milestone victory, having successfully litigated its first extradition for an alleged antitrust violation [1]. Romano Pisciotti, an Italian national and former Parker ITS Srl executive, was extradited from Germany for his involvement with the marine hose cartel, almost seven years after the Division began its investigation with raids in Houston, Texas on May 2, 2007. Pisciotti was arrested in Germany on June 17, 2013, and surrendered to the U.S. authorities under the terms of the U.S.-Germany extradition treaty, which provides for extradition where the alleged offense is punishable under both German

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Jennifer M. Driscoll-Chippendale, The US DoJ announces successful litigation of its first extradition for an alleged involvement with the marine hose cartel (Romano Pisciotti), 4 April 2014, e-Competitions April 2014, Art. N° 66712

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