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2014 Press Releases

October

October 21, 2014

Five Northern California Real Estate Investors Indicted for Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

October 16, 2014

Two Former Rabobank Traders Indicted for Alleged Manipulation of U.S. Dollar, Yen LIBOR Interest Rates

Former Executive of Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices

October 3, 2014

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Department of Justice Will Not Challenge Proposed Cyber Intelligence Data-Sharing Platform

October 1, 2014

Flakeboard Abandons Its Proposed Acquisition of SierraPine

September

September 29, 2014

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

September 26, 2014

Japanese Company Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Ocean Shipping Services for Cars and Trucks

September 22, 2014

Department of Justice Will Not Challenge Proposed Chassis Use Agreement

September 18, 2014

Seven Mitsubishi Electric Corp. and Hitachi Automotive Supply Ltd. Executives Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices

September 16, 2014

Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Sign Cooperation Agreement with Colombian Antitrust Agency

August

August 27, 2014

Justice Department Requires Divestiture in Tyson Foods Inc. Acquisition of The Hillshire Brands Company

August 20, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway to Pay $896,000 Civil Penalty for Violating Antitrust Premerger Notification Requirements

August 19, 2014

NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing and Bid Rigging on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

August 18, 2014

Former Rabobank LIBOR Submitter Pleads Guilty for Scheme to Manipulate Yen LIBOR

July

July 31, 2014

G.S. Electech Inc. Executive Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

July 30, 2014

Justice Department Requires Divestiture in Landmark Aviation’s Acquisition of Ross Aviation

Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Extend Public Comment Period for Workshop on Conditional Pricing Practices

July 28, 2014

Lloyd's Banking Group Admits Wrongdoing in Libor Investigation, Agrees to Pay $86 Million Criminal Penalty

July 15, 2014

Justice Department and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General Require Divestiture from Sinclair Broadcast Group in Order to Proceed with its Acquisition of Perpetual Corp.

June

June 30, 2014

Denso Corp. Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

June 27, 2014

Three Foam Manufacturers Plead Guilty in Price Fixing Scheme

June 26, 2014

Justice Department and State of Texas Require Martin Marietta to Divest a Quarry and Two Rail Yards to Proceed with Acquisition of Texas Industries

June 10, 2014

Former Rabobank Trader Pleads Guilty for Scheme to Manipulate Yen Libor

June 5, 2014

Former Top Executive of Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices

June 4, 2014

Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Announce Agenda for June 23, 2014, Joint Agency Workshop on Conditional Pricing Practices

May

May 22, 2014

Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Executive Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices and for Obstruction of Justice

May 20, 2014

Justice Department Requires ConAgra, Cargill, CHS, Horizon Milling to Divest Four Significant Flour Mills to go Forward with Ardent Mills Joint Venture

May 15, 2014

Former Owner of Airline Fuel Supply Company Sentenced to Prison for Role in Scheme to Defraud Illinois-Based Ryan International Airlines

May 14, 2014

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. Abandons its Proposed Acquisition of Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd.

Statement by Attorney General Holder on the Planned Departure of Deputy Director of Public Affairs Gina Talamona

May 12, 2014

Former New York Tax Liens Investment Company Executive Pleads Guilty for Role in Bid Rigging Scheme at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions

May 6, 2014

Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission to Hold Workshop on Conditional Pricing Practices

May 1, 2014

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer at the Conference Call Regarding the Justice Department's Settlement with eBay Inc. to End Anticompetitive "No Poach" Hiring Agreements

Justice Department Requires eBay to End Anticompetitive "No Poach" Hiring Agreements

April

April 25, 2014

Justice Department Statement on U.S. District Court Finding that Department's Settlement with US Airways/American Airlines is in the Public Interest

International Competition Network Adopts Recommended Practices for Predatory Pricing Analysis and Advances Convergence on Confidentiality Protections

April 24, 2014

Former Army Contracting Officials Sentenced for Filing False Tax Returns and Filing False Financial Ethics Disclosure Forms

Justice Department and Bazaarvoice Inc. Agree on Remedy to Address Bazaarvoice's Illegal Acquisition of PowerReviews

Former Marine Hose Executive Who Was Extradited to United States Pleads Guilty for Participating in Worldwide Bid-Rigging Conspiracy

April 23, 2014

Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing and Bid Rigging on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 21, 2014

Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer to Participate in International Competition Network Conference in Marrakech, Morocco

April 17, 2014

Georgia Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

April 16, 2014

Bridgestone Corp. Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 15, 2014

Three Bridgestone Corp. Executives Indicted for Roles in Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 10, 2014

Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission Issue Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing Cybersecurity Information

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole at the Pen and Pad Briefing on the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission Joint Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing of Cybersecurity Information

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer at the Pen and Pad Briefing on the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission Joint Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing of Cybersecurity Information

April 4, 2014

Co-Owner of New Jersey Industrial Pipes Supply Company Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement in Connection with Superfund Investigation

First Ever Extradition on Antitrust Charge

March

March 31, 2014

Former Alabama Real Estate Investor Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud

March 28, 2014

Antitrust Division Announces New Streamlined Procedure for Parties Seeking to Modify or Terminate Old Settlements and Litigated Judgments

March 26, 2014

Antitrust Division Issues 2014 Edition of Its Annual Newsletter

March 25, 2014

Readout of Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer’s Meeting with International Competition Network Members

U.S. and Canada Antitrust Agencies Issue Best Practices for Coordinating Merger Reviews

March 11, 2014

Two Real Estate Investors Convicted for Roles in Bid-Rigging Conspiracy in San Joaquin County, Calif. Real Estate Foreclosure Auctions

Two Northern California Real Estate Investors Charged with Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions

March 6, 2014

Former Owner of Florida Airline Fuel Supply Company Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Defraud Illinois-Based Ryan International Airlines

March 3, 2014

Former Project Manager Sentenced to Serve Time in Prison for Role in Bid Rigging and Other Fraudulent Schemes Involving Two EPA Superfund Sites in New Jersey

February

February 27, 2014

South American Company Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Ocean Shipping Services for Cars and Trucks

February 25, 2014

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

February 24, 2014

Former Employee of Florida Airline Fuel Supply Company Pleads Guilty to Obstructing Federal Investigation

February 20, 2014

Georgia Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Real Estate Foreclosure Auctions

Former Denso Corp. Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Obstructing Automotive Parts Investigation

February 13, 2014

U.S., Canada and Mexico Antitrust Officials Participate in Trilateral Meeting in Washington to Discuss Antitrust Enforcement

Bridgestone Corp. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

February 12, 2014

Department of Justice Proposes Remedy to Address Bazaarvoice's Unlawful Acquisition of PowerReviews

February 10, 2014

Former Bank of America Executive Pleads Guilty for Role in Conspiracy and Fraud Involving Investment Contracts for Municipal Bonds Proceeds

February 7, 2014

Statement of the Department of Justice Antitrust Division on Its Decision to Close Its Investigation of Samsung's Use of Its Standards-Essential Patents

February 3, 2014

Aisan Industry Co. Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

January

January 31, 2014

Former President and Vice President of Diamond Electric Agree to Plead Guilty to Participating in Auto Parts Price-Fixing Conspiracy

January 16, 2014

Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

January 13, 2014

Three Former Rabobank Traders Charged with Manipulating Yen LIBOR

January 9, 2014

Justice Department Issues Statement on U.S. District Court Ruling That Bazaarvoice's Acquisition of PowerReviews Violated Antitrust Laws

January 6, 2014

RBS Securities Japan Ltd. Sentenced for Manipulation of Yen LIBOR

January 2, 2014

Three Northern California Real Estate Investors Agree to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Justice Department Requires Heraeus Electro-Nite LLC to Divest Assets Acquired from Midwest Instrument Company Inc. to Keystone Sensors LLC

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