Pratt Demands Cartel Probe Docs From ACCC

Law360, New York (July 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Australian billionaire Richard Pratt of Visy Holdings Ltd., who faces charges he lied to the country's competition regulator during a cartel probe of the cardboard industry, has reportedly subpoenaed the chairman of the watchdog for documents connected to the price-fixing investigation.

The head of Visy, accused of providing false testimony to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission during its investigation in 2005, has issued five subpoenas for documents stemming from the three-year probe, according to a report in The Age on Wednesday.

Pratt has requested all...
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