Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Fort James Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Koch Industries
Penalty: 
$300,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
June 6, 2000
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Four manufacturers of paper products agreed to a $1.2 million settlement -- $350,000 in cash and $850,000 in paper products -- to resolve price-fixing allegations brought by New York, Maryland and West Virginia. The settle did not specify how the amount was to be divided up among the four companies; here we assume the total was split evenly among them.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Kansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Link to Archived Court Document: 
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.