Sharp, Samsung Among LCD Makers to Pay $388 Million in U.S. Pricing Case

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Sharp Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. (005930), and six other makers of liquid crystal display panels used in computers and televisions agreed to pay $388 million to settle price-fixing claims by direct purchasers of the products.

Sharp, Japan’s largest panel maker, paid $105 million; Samsung, the world’s largest TV maker, paid $82.7 million; and Chimei Innolux Corp. (3481), Taiwan’s largest maker of display panels, paid $78 million, according to filings yesterday in San Francisco federal court.

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-06/samsung-electronics-seven-panel-makers-pay-388-million-in-antitrust-case.html

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