AUO Exec Set LCD Prices After Talks With Rivals, Jury Hears

Law360, San Francisco (November 28, 2012, 7:52 PM EST) -- AU Optronics Corp. executive Steven Leung took prices that were set by liquid-crystal display makers during secret meetings and used them to dictate prices AUO would charge customers in the U.S., including Dell Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a California jury heard Wednesday.

Michael Wong, AUO America's general manager from 2003 to 2008, took the stand during the third day of testimony in Leung's retrial on price-fixing charges. Wong said that Leung had shared highlights from monthly “crystal meetings" — including the LCD-panel prices AUO...
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