Consumers Sue Yazaki, Denso After $548M Price-Fixing Plea

Law360, New York (February 1, 2012, 8:41 PM EST) -- Japanese auto part suppliers Yazaki Corp. and Denso Corp. were hit Tuesday with proposed antitrust class actions by consumers in Michigan federal court, a day after the companies pled guilty to criminal price-fixing charges and agreed to pay $548 million.

Under Monday's plea deal with the U.S. Department of Justice, Yazaki will pay $470 million and four of its executives will serve prison terms of up to two years for their role in conspiring to rid bigs and fix prices for automotive electrical components. Denso separately...
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Case Title

Wilson et al v. Yazaki Corporation et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-10406

Court

Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Marianne O. Battani

Date Filed

January 30, 2012


Case Title

Kendrick et al v. Yazaki Corporation et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-10407

Court

Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Marianne O. Battani

Date Filed

January 30, 2012


Case Title

Lacava et al v. Denso Corporation et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-10410

Court

Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Marianne O. Battani

Date Filed

January 30, 2012

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