EU Antitrust Agents Raid North Sea Shrimp Cos.

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Investigators from the European Commission's antitrust office have carried out unannounced raids on the offices of several North Sea shrimp companies as well as other companies involved in processing shrimp-related products on suspicion that they violated EC anti-cartel rules, the commission announced Tuesday.

The raids took place across several unnamed European Union member states last week, and the EC did not name the companies whose premises were raided.

According to Dow Jones Newswires, one of the raided companies was Dutch seafood producer Heiploeg BV, which is...
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