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antitrust crimes

ANTITRUST DIVISION
Sherman Act Violations Yielding a Corporate Fine of $10 Million or More

Defendant (FY)

Product

Fine
($ Millions)

Geographic
Scope

Country

F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd. (1999)

Vitamins

$500

International

Switzerland

Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. (2006)

DRAM

$300

International

Korea

BASF AG (1999)

Vitamins

$225

International

Germany

Hynix Semiconductor Inc.(2005)

DRAM

$185

International

Korea

Infineon Technologies AG (2004)

DRAM

$160

International

Germany

SGL Carbon AG (1999)

Graphite Electrodes

$135

International

Germany

Mitsubishi Corp. (2001)

Graphite Electrodes

$134

International

Japan

UCAR International, Inc. (1998)

Graphite Electrodes

$110

International

U.S.

Archer Daniels Midland Co. (1996)

Lysine & Citric Acid

$100

International

U.S.

Elpida Memory, Inc. (2006)

DRAM

$84

International

Japan

Dupont Dow Elastomers L.L.C. (2005)

Chloroprene Rubber

$84

International

U.S.

Takeda Chemical Industries, Ltd. (1999)

Vitamins

$72

International

Japan

Bayer AG (2004)

Rubber Chemicals

$66

International

Germany

Bilhar International Establishment (2002)

Construction

$54

International

Liechtenstein

Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd. (2000)

Sorbates

$53

International

Japan

ABB Middle East & Africa Participations AG (2001)

Construction

$53

International

Switzerland

Crompton (2004)

Rubber Chemicals

$50

International

U.S.

Haarmann & Reimer Corp. (1997)

Citric Acid

$50

International

German Parent

HeereMac v.o.f. (1998)

Marine Construction

$49

International

Netherlands

Sotheby's Holdings Inc. (2001)

Fine Arts Auctions

$45

International

U.S.

Odfjell Seachem AS (2003)

Parcel Tanker Shipping

$42.5

International

Norway

Eisai Co., Ltd. (1999)

Vitamins

$40

International

Japan

Hoechst AG (1999)

Sorbates

$36

International

Germany

Bayer Corporation (2004)

Polyester Polyols

$33

International

German Parent

Showa Denko Carbon, Inc. (1998)

Graphite Electrodes

$32.5

International

Japan

Philipp Holzmann AG (2000)

Construction

$30

International

Germany

Irving Materials, Inc (2005)

Ready Mix Concrete

$29.2

Domestic

U.S.

Arteva Specialties (2003)

Polyester Staple

$28.5

International

Luxembourg

Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (1999)

Vitamins

$25

International

Japan

Nippon Gohsei (1999)

Sorbates

$21

International

Japan

Pfizer Inc. (1999)

Maltol/Sodium Erythorbate

$20

International

U.S.

Fujisawa Pharmaceuticals Co. (1998)

Sodium Gluconate

$20

International

Japan

Jo Tankers, B.V. (2004)

Parcel Tanker Shipping

$19.5

International

Netherlands

Dockwise N.V. (1998)

Marine Transportation

$15

International

Belgium

Dyno Nobel (1995)

Explosives

$15

Domestic

Norwegian Parent

F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd. (1997)

Citric Acid

$14

International

Switzerland

Merck KgaA (2000)

Vitamins

$14

International

Germany

Degussa-Huls AG (2000)

Vitamins

$13

International

Germany

Akzo Nobel Chemicals, BV (2001)

Monochloracetic Acid

$12

International

Netherlands

Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft (2003)

Monochloracetic Acid

$12

International

Germany

Ueno Fine Chemicals Industry, Ltd. (2001)

Sorbates

$11

International

Japan

Eastman Chemical Co. (1998)

Sorbates

$11

International

U.S.

Jungbunzlauer International AG (1997)

Citric Acid

$11

International

Switzerland

Zeon Chemicals L.P. (2005)

NBR

$10.5

International

Japanese Parent

Lonza AG (1998)

Vitamins

$10.5

International

Switzerland

De Beers Centenary AG (2004)

Industrial Diamonds

$10

International

Switzerland

Morganite, Inc. (2003)

Carbon Products

$10

International

British parent

Akzo Nobel Chemicals, BV & Glucona, BV (1997)

Sodium Gluconate

$10

International

Netherlands

ICI Explosives (1995)

Explosives

$10

Domestic

British Parent

Mrs. Baird's Bakeries (1996)

Bread

$10

Domestic

U.S.

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (1996)

Lysine

$10

International

Japan

Kyowa Hakko Kogyo, Co., Ltd. (1996)

Lysine

$10

International

Japan

51 — As of 1/30/2006

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