Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Moet Hennessey USA, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
LVMH
Penalty: 
$153,333
Year: 
2006
Date: 
October 30, 2006
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

The New York Attorney General announced that 15 large wine and liquor suppliers would pay a total of $2.3 million in fines and costs to resolve allegations that they engaged in illegal marketing practices that harmed smaller retailers, bars and restaurants. The announcement did not specify how the amount would be divided among the companies. Here we assume it was split evenly among them.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
apparel
Specific Industry of Parent: 
luxury goods
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.