FINE

May 19th, 2010

Chipmakers Fined by EU for Price-Fixing

More than 7 years after the dissolution of a DRAM price-fixing cartel, over $400 million USD in fines were handed out to 9 of the 10 members of the cartel. The tenth member of the illegal operation, Micron, escaped without penalty because it was the company that originally blew the whistle in 2002. The nefarious [...]