9th Circ. Denies Bail For AUO Execs In Price-Fixing Case

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 4:23 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit refused Tuesday to let two AU Optronics Corp. executives out on bail while they appeal their price-fixing convictions, ruling that the defendants hadn't shown they were likely to succeed in overturning or substantially shortening their sentences.

AUO President Hsuan Bin Chen and former Vice President Hui Hsiung have been trying to convince the Ninth Circuit to release them while they challenge their convictions and matching three-year sentences.

But a three-judge panel denied those requests, ruling that there was no proof that the two...
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