Ace Pays $9M To End Bid-Rigging Probe

Law360, New York (May 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After forking over $80 million last year to end a long-running bid-rigging investigation, Ace Ltd. has agreed to shell out another $9 million in fines and restitution to Pennsylvania to put to rest allegations of market collusion in the insurance industry.

On Monday, state insurance Commissioner Randy Rohrbaugh announced the settlement, which marked the largest of its kind in Pennsylvania.

“Our extensive investigation has focused on improper activity relating to Ace’s quoting and commission practices,” Rohrbaugh said. “Our main objectives are to identify and terminate illegal...
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