Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Nippon Seiki Co. Ltd.
Current Parent Company: 
Nippon Seiki
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
August 28, 2012
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Nagoka, Japan-based Nippon Seiki Co. Ltd. agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $1 million criminal fine for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices of instrument panel clusters, commonly known as meters, installed in cars sold in the United States and elsewhere.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
electronic components
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Parent company note: 
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