Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Panasonic Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Panasonic
Penalty: 
$1,100,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
March 30, 2016
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General announced settlements resolving allegations that LG, Hitachi, Panasonic, Toshiba, and Samsung, companies all based in Japan or Korea, fixed prices on cathode ray tubes from 1995 to 2007.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
consumer electronics
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.