DOJ's Antitrust Probe Of Dow Is Over, Co. Reveals

Law360, New York (February 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Department of Justice ended its investigation late last year into whether Dow Chemical Co. was involved in a polyurethane chemical cartel, the company revealed Tuesday in its annual Securities and Exchange Commission report.

According to its SEC 10-K filing, the DOJ had stopped investigating the company's role in possible antitrust activities on Dec. 20, 2007.

“The DOJ conducted a thorough investigation and decided that there was no reason to pursue the matter any further,” a Dow spokesperson said.

The DOJ began its probe into Dow,...
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In re: Urethane Antitrust Litigation


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2:04-md-01616

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Kansas

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John W. Lungstrum

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September 1, 2004

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