AUO Appeal To Test Foreign Reach Of US Antitrust Laws

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 7:46 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit will hear arguments Friday from AU Optronics Corp. and two executives trying to overturn their convictions for fixing the price of liquid crystal display panels, in a case experts say will give the appeals court the chance to establish how far U.S. antitrust enforcers can reach to tackle foreign conduct.

In a landmark trial win for the U.S. Department of Justice, in early 2012 a San Francisco federal jury convicted AUO, its U.S. subsidiary, former AUO President Hsuan Bin Chen and former Vice...
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Case Title

USA v. Hui Hsiung


Case Number

12-10492

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 2, 2012


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USA v. Hsuan Chen


Case Number

12-10493

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 2, 2012


Case Title

USA v. AU Optronics Corporation


Case Number

12-10500

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 4, 2012


Case Title

USA v. AU Optronics Corporation Ameri


Case Number

12-10514

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 5, 2012

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