The US District Court for the Southern District of Florida allows a plea of "nolo contendere", while retaining full sentencing discretion in imposing any penalty and fining against a price-fixing conspiracy engaged by an air cargo carrier (Florida West International Airways)

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US District Court blows full time on cartel proceedings against Florida West* The District Court has made the rare decision to accept a plea of no contest from airline Florida West, ending the cartel prosecution of the airline. By pleading no contest Florida West avoids having to enter a guilty plea or facing a trial – which in the US could have been

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Peta Stevenson, The US District Court for the Southern District of Florida allows a plea of "nolo contendere", while retaining full sentencing discretion in imposing any penalty and fining against a price-fixing conspiracy engaged by an air cargo carrier (Florida West International Airways), 20 July 2012, e-Competitions July 2012, Art. N° 68295

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