AUO Exec Sentenced To 2 Years For LCD Price-Fixing

Law360, San Francisco (April 29, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday sentenced AU Optronics Corp. executive Steven Leung to two years in prison and ordered him to pay a $50,000 fine for conspiring with other liquid-crystal display makers to drive up prices on panels used in flat-panel monitors, laptops and televisions.

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston denied Leung's motion for acquittal as well as his motion for a new trial — which, if granted, would have been his third on the price-fixing charges. After a jury hung on Leung's involvement...
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