The US District Court for the Northern District of California returns verdicts in the rare price-fixing trial of global liquid-crystal displays conspiracy (AU Optronics)

Companies and individuals that are accused of price-fixing rarely go to trial. Indeed, in the last 10 years, no corporate defendant (and only a handful of individuals) has elected to litigate an international criminal cartel case in a U.S. court. The vast majority of cases are resolved through negotiated plea agreements. A few cases, usually involving foreign nationals, are never concluded because the indicted individuals choose not to submit to the jurisdiction of U.S. courts. On March 13, 2012, a federal jury in San Francisco returned split verdicts in a landmark trial against a foreign company (AU Optronics), its U.S. subsidiary, and five foreign nationals for their participation in an international conspiracy to fix the prices of thin-film transistor liquid-crystal display panels

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Bernard Amory, Peter J. Wang, Hiromitsu Miyakawa, Ryan C. Thomas, John M. Majoras, The US District Court for the Northern District of California returns verdicts in the rare price-fixing trial of global liquid-crystal displays conspiracy (AU Optronics), 13 mars 2012, e-Competitions March 2012, Art. N° 50043

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