Japanese SRAM Makers Under DOJ Scrutiny: Report

Law360, New York (November 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Even as South Korea’s Samsung acknowledged it had been raided by European regulators, six of its Japanese rivals in the static random access memory (SRAM) industry revealed they are being investigated by the U.S. Justice Department over alleged antitrust violations.

NEC Electronics Corp, Renesas Technology Corp, Toshiba Corp, Sony Corp, Hitachi Ltd and Mitsubishi Electric Corp are part of the probe being undertaken by U.S. antitrust regulators, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported Thursday, without citing sources.

The investigation is believed to concern SRAMs sold in the...
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