Bail For AUO Exec Who Price-Fixed LCDs Denied By Judge
By Beth Winegarner
Law360, San Francisco (August 30, 2013, 7:44 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Friday denied bail to former AU Optronics Corp. executive Stephen Leung, who was sentenced to two years in jail for participating in a massive price-fixing conspiracy on liquid crystal displays, saying Leung would have to surrender to custody next Friday despite claims of juror misconduct.
U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston refused to allow Leung to post bail and remain free, rather than self surrendering Sept. 9, as he appeals the jury's verdict to the Ninth Circuit. Although she agreed Leung is not a...