Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Aisan Industry Co. Ltd.
Current Parent Company: 
Aisan Industry Co.
Penalty: 
$6,860,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
February 3, 2014
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Aisan Industry Co. Ltd., an Obu, Japan-based company, agreed to plead guilty and to pay a criminal fine of $6.86 million for its role in a price-fixing conspiracy involving electronic throttle bodies sold in the United States and elsewhere.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
automotive parts
Specific Industry of Parent: 
automotive parts
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Parent company note: 
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