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  • 98235
    10 January 2011
    TFTC imposed fines on three paper companies for price fixing

    By Stephen C. Wu / Yvonne Y. Hsieh (The article reflects only the authors' opinion and does not represent the opinion of Lee and Li.)
    In a decision dated April 14, 2010, the Fair Trade Commission ("FTC") found that Cheng Loong Corp. ("Cheng Loong"), Long Chen Paper Company ("Loong Cheng") and Yuen Foong Yu Paper Company ("Yuen Foong Yu"), three paper companies, had violated the Fair Trade Act ("FTA") for increasing their prices at the same time and by the same amount to avoid competing with each other. Consequently, the FTC imposed a NT$5 million fine on Cheng Loong, a NT$3 million fine on Loong Chen and a NT$2 million fine on Yuen Foong Yu.

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  • 98234
    10 January 2011
    The Most Useful Tool under the US Sherman Act to Crack Down on Cartels Leniency Program (Mandarin)

    By Stephen C. Wu / Wei-Han Wu (The article reflects only the authors' opinion and does not represent the opinion of Lee and Li.)
    This article discusses the leniency program, which is widely adopted by the USDOJ for its cartel investigation.

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  • 98233
    10 January 2011
    EU Competition Laws and Settlement System Lessons from the DRAM Case (Mandarin)

    By Stephen C. Wu / Wei-Han Wu (The article reflects only the authors' opinion and does not represent the opinion of Lee and Li.)
    Using the DRAM case as an example, this article discusses the EU competition law and settlement system, which were newly amended to facilitate cartel investigation.

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  • 98232
    10 January 2011
    Introduction to the US Cartel Regulations That Taiwanese Enterprises Should Know Lessons from Chi-Mei and CPT Cases (Mandarin)

    By Stephen C. Wu / Wei-Han Wu (The article reflects only the authors' opinion and does not represent the opinion of Lee and Li.)
    This article discusses the cartel regulations under the US Sherman Act. The purpose of the article is to remind Taiwanese enterprises of the importance of aligning their business activities with the US cartel regulations to avoid violations.

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  • 98231
    10 January 2011
    Two Karaoke Companies deemed to have violated the Fair Trade Act

    By Stephen C. Wu / Yvonne Y. Hsieh (The article reflects only the authors' opinion and does not represent the opinion of Lee and Li.)
    In a decision dated March 24, 2010, the Fair Trade Commission ("FTC") determined that Cashbox Party World Ltd. ("Cashbox") and Holiday KTV Ltd. ("Holiday"), two KTV companies, had violated the Fair Trade Act ("FTA") owing to failure to file a pre-combination notification with the FTC for their regular joint operations, and because of Cashbox's directly or indirectly controlling the business operations and the hiring and discharge of Holiday's personnel. Consequently, the FTC ordered the two companies to take proper corrective action within three months, and imposed a NT$3 million fine on Cashbox and a NT$1.5 million fine on Holiday.

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