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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Current Parent CompanyKimberly-Clark
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Penalty: $300,000
Year: 2000
Date: June 6, 2000
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
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 Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: household and personal care products
Specific Industry of Current Parent: personal care products
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