AUO Exec Can Leave US Amid LCD Price-Fixing Charges

Law360, New York (January 14, 2011, 7:12 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Friday returned a passport to the CEO of AU Optronics Corp., who will now be allowed to take a three-week trip to his home country of Taiwan despite facing criminal charges over price-fixing in the liquid crystal display industry.

Government prosecutors had called Lai-Juh Chen a flight risk, but Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California returned his passport over their objections. In June, a federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment against AUO, a...
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USA v. Lin et al


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3:09-cr-00110

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