AUO Exec Was LCD Rivals' 'Man On The Inside,' Jury Told

Law360, San Francisco (December 4, 2012, 9:23 PM EST) -- AU Optronics Corp. executive Steven Leung served as a “man on the inside” who would share his company's prices and market details on liquid crystal displays with competitors he knew through secret monthly price-fixing meetings, a California federal jury heard Tuesday.

After LCD makers began meeting in 2001, Leung and men at AUO's competitors agreed to be one another's “contact windows,” Brian Lee, a former executive with Chunghwa Picture Tubes, said during the sixth day of testimony in Leung's retrial on price-fixing charges. Through these “windows,”...
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