AUO Exec's Price-Fixing Conviction Should Be Upheld: DOJ

Law360, Los Angeles (February 13, 2014, 6:54 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday urged the Ninth Circuit to uphold a jury's verdict finding former AU Optronics Corp. executive Steven Leung guilty of participating in a massive price-fixing conspiracy on liquid crystal displays, saying the Sherman Act applies to the conspiracy because it was conducted in part in the U.S.

The DOJ argued in a brief that one of Leung's primary arguments on appeal — that because the conspiracy meetings were held abroad, the Sherman Act doesn't apply to the case — is...
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