Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CIBA Vision
Current Parent Company: 
Novartis
Penalty: 
$5,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
November 3, 2000
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

CIBA Vision agreed to pay $5 million to settle multistate litigation alleging price-fixing of replacement contact lenses.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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