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Company: Hoffman-LaRoche
Current Parent CompanyRoche
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Penalty: $47,498,000
Year: 2000
Date: October 10, 2000
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Mega-ScandalPrice Fixing
Violation Description: The California Attorney General reached an $85 million with six major vitamin producers to resolve international price-fixing allegations. This was separate from a $255 million settlement the companies reached with a group of other states. The California announcement did not indicate how the $85 million would be apportioned among the defendants. We assume here that it divided up according to the same percentages used in the larger settlement.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: California
HQ Country of Current Parent: Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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