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Linear Resistors Antitrust Settlements

Closed Settlement Statement: 
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.
Settlement Structure: 
Case Summary: 

A number of makers of electronic components have agreed to settle an antitrust case against them for more than $50 million. The complaint alleged that the companies colluded to raise, fix, maintain, or stabilize the price of linear resistors, which is forbidden by the Sherman Act. The companies include Kamaya, Inc., Kamaya Electric Co., Ltd., Walsin Technology Corporation, Walsin Technology Corporation USA, Hokuriku Electric Industry Co., Ltd., HDK America, Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Corporation of North America, ROHM Co., Ltd., ROHM Semiconductor U.S.A., LLC, KOA Corporation, and KOA Speer Electronics, Inc.

Docket Number: 
Class Period: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2003 to Friday, August 1, 2014
Filing Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Objection Deadline: 
Monday, July 15, 2019
Exclusion Deadline: 
Monday, July 15, 2019
Final Approval Hearing: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019
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