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DOJ Amnesty Behind Chemical Subpoenas: Expert

Law360 (March 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- With the Department of Justice issuing more subpoenas to chemical companies this week, the latest requests suggest that the DOJ’s amnesty program has become an increasingly effective tool in antitrust investigations, one expert speculates.

On Thursday, Lyondell Chemical Co., Huntsman Corp., Dow Chemical Co. and BASF AG announced they had been served with subpoenas in connection with the DOJ’s ongoing investigation into possible price fixing of polyurethane and related products.

The chemicals in dispute are used in making polyurethane products for the furniture, packaging, transportation and...
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