Violation Tracker Individual Record
Date:November 21, 2014
Offense Group:competition-related offenses
Primary Offense:price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
A group of states sued several leading book publishers and Apple Inc. alleging they conspired to fix the price of electronic books. The publishers agreed to pay a total of $166 million while Apple ended up paying $450 million.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Multistate Attorneys General Case
Court:Southern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
Case Name:Texas et al. v. Penguin Group et al.
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:California
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent:computers
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