Support For Stolt Comes Pouring In

Law360, New York (September 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and eight other organizations have filed amicus curiae briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Stolt-Nielsen S.A., a Norwegian shipping company that has been charged with bid-rigging by the Department of Justice despite previously signing an amnesty agreement.

In the amnesty agreement, the government promised not to bring charges against the company or its executives for conspiring to fix prices, allocate customers and rig bids on shipping contracts. Stolt was booted out of the government’s corporate leniency program, however,...
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