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Company: News Corp.
Current Parent CompanyNews Corp.
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Penalty: $244,000,000
Year: 2016
Date: October 31, 2016
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Mega-ScandalPrice Fixing
Violation Description: News Corp. agreed to pay $244 million to settle litigation alleging it monopolized the market for third-party, in-store retail promotions.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Southern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:13cv6802
Case Name: Dial Corporation, et al v. News Corporation et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: media
Specific Industry of Current Parent: media
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