AU Optronics Wants Price-Fixing Charges Tossed

Law360, New York (November 15, 2010, 12:48 PM EST) -- AU Optronics Corp. has asked a federal judge to throw out an indictment charging the company with participating in a $500 million price-fixing scheme in the thin film transistor liquid crystal display panel market.

On Friday, the Taiwanese TFT-LCD producer joined a motion to dismiss filed by its former president, Hsuan Bin Chen, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, claiming that the government has failed to allege the requisite mens rea for a price-fixing offense based on allegations of actions committed...
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