Bid-rigging on state construction contracts
In re Agricultural Chemicals Investigation, Nos. 94-3080; 93-1390; 93-3381; 94-442 (Jud. Cir. Leon County, FL 1994)
The State of Florida alleged that defendant pesticide companies conspired to fix the price and set the minimum resale price for which agricultural chemicals or pesticides were sold.
States sought an injunction and monetary damages from Zeneca, Inc. (Zeneca), alleging that the company conspired with distributors of its crop protection chemicals to maintain the resale price of the chemicals.
Missouri v. American Cyanamid Co.; 1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4722,.1997-1 Trade Cas. (CCH) 71,712 (W.D. MO. 1997)
The Plaintiff States alleged that between 1989 and 1995, American Cyanamid Company (American Cyanamid) entered into contracts for Crop Protection Chemicals (CPC), with its dealers in which they agreed formally and in writing to a rebate program that held floor prices at levels equal to Defendant’s wholesale prices for affected CPC.