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Company: AU Optronics Corporation
Current Parent CompanyAU Optronics
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Penalty: $170,000,000
Year: 2012
Date: July 12, 2012
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Mega-ScandalPrice Fixing
Violation Description: Toshiba, LG Display and AU Optronics agreed to pay a total of $571 million to settle multistate litigation accusing them of engaging in price fixing of flat-screen LCD panels.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: Taiwan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Current Parent: electronic components
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