20 YEARS AGO
- Brussels Fines Four Firms For Sorbate Price Fixing. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;10/8/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 36, p10
Reports on the fines imposed by the European Commission on four chemical companies for conspiring to fix the price of sorbates between 1979 and 1996. Fine imposed on each company; Reason that Hoechst incurred the biggest fine.
- Hoechst Fined for Monochloroacetic Acid Price Fixing. // Chemical Week;2/12/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 6, p5
Reports on the fine imposed by the U.S. Department of Justice on Hoechst as of February 12, 2003 for monochloroacetic acid price fixing. Background of the company's business; Information on the case of Akzo Nobel and Atofina.
- Mitsui Chem will pay fine for price fixing. // Asian Chemical News;4/14/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 397, p10
Reports on the imposition of fine on Mitsui Chemicals company for price fixing in Japan. Amount of the fine; Details on the default charge against Mitsui; Kinds of penalty for price collusion, imposed by the Japanese Fair Trade Commission.
- newsbriefs. // Chemical Week;1/28/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 3, p6
This section offers news briefs related to the chemical industry. Oxea plans to boost the production capacity of propionaldehyde and n-propanol by 10% at its facility in Bay City, Texas. Cabot Microelectronics' board of directors has approved a $75 million share repurchase program. Fines of...
- Three fined for running cartel. Robinson, Simon // European Chemical News;1/24/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2131, p9
Reports that the European Commission has fined chemical manufacturers Akzo Nobel, Arkema and Hoechst for operating a monochloroacetic acid cartel from 1984 to 1999 in the European economic area. Fines imposed against each chemical manufacturer; Reason behind the initial fines on Arkema and...
- ...as EC levies fines on cartel. Beacham, Will // European Chemical News;10/6/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2071, p7
Reports on the move of the European Commission to fine sorbates chemical producers Hoechst, Daicel, Ueno and Nippon Synthetic for operating a price cartel between 1979 and 1996. Amount of fine imposed on the companies; Immunity granted to Chisso of Japan; Market share of the companies in 1995.
- Cement cartel given maximum fines. // International Construction;Jan2010, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p6
The article reports that Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (OCCP) has declared 147 million dollars fine against seven cement manufacturers accused of price fixing.
- Preisabsprachen im Elektronikhandel. Christoph, Murmann // Lebensmittel Zeitung;3/28/2014, Issue 13, p32
The article announces that the Austrian Federal Competition Authority BundeswettbewerbsbehÃ¶rde (BWB) fined electronics retailers and their suppliers 2.1 million Euro due to price fixing and anti trust agreements.
- EC Levies Hefty Fines On Three MCAA Makers. // Chemical Market Reporter;1/24/2005, Vol. 267 Issue 4, p6
Reports that the European Commission (EC) has levied fines totalling $284 million on three makers of monochloroacetic acid (MCAA), Akzo Nobel, Atofina, and Hoechst. Operating a cartel for 15 years; EC competition commissioner Neelie Kroes promised to be tough with cartel operators; Fine is close...