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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Aventis Animal Nutrition
Penalty: $20,721,300
Year: 2000
Date: October 11, 2000
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: Six international vitamin companies agreed to pay a total of $255 million to settle multistate litigation accusing them of conspiring to fix prices. The settlement agreement linked below lists the percentages of the total applicable to each defendant; they were used to determine the penalty amounts in the individual company entries here. The companies reached a separate $85 million agreement with California. These are covered in separate Violation Tracker entries.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
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