KFTC Clears SRAM Makers In Price-Fixing Probe

Law360, New York (April 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Korea Fair Trade Commission has closed its long-running investigation into makers of static random access memory after finding no evidence that they engaged in a price-fixing conspiracy, the antitrust watchdog said Monday.

SRAM is a type of semiconductor memory that is used to speed up the performance of microprocessors in small computing tasks. Companies make SRAM for a variety of applications, including memory caches on computer motherboards, cell phones and game consoles.

Korean competition authorities launched the investigation in October 2006, focusing on whether alleged...
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