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Company: UCB Chemicals Corporation
Current Parent CompanyUCB
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Penalty: $9,000,000
Year: 2001
Date: November 30, 2001
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: UCB agreed to pay $9 million to settle litigation alleging it participated in a conspiracy to fix the price of vitamin B4.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of the District of Columbia
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:99mc197 MDL 1285
Case Name: In re: Vitamins Antitrust, et al v. Lead Defendants
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Belgium
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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