Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Degussa U.K. Holdings Ltd.
Current Parent Company: 
Evonik Industries
Penalty: 
$1,500,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
September 20, 2004
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Degussa U.K. Holdings Ltd., an international chemical producer based in Britain, agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $1.5 million fine for its participation in a criminal conspiracy that suppressed competition in the world markets for organic peroxides.

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