Jury Convicts AUO, 2 Execs Of LCD Price-Fixing Plot

Law360, New York (March 13, 2012, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A California jury convicted AU Optronics Corp. and two of its executives Tuesday of conspiring with other electronics makers to fix the prices of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display panels, but acquitted the company's CEO and another executive, providing a boost for the U.S. Department of Justice's criminal cartel enforcement efforts.

After deliberating for more than a week, jurors decided that AU Optronics and its U.S. subsidiary, along with alleged co-conspirators LG Display Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sharp Corp. and others arranged a series...
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