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Micron settles SRAM price-fixing allegations

Micron has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a class proceeding alleging that it participated in a conspiracy to fix prices for Static Random Access Memory (). is a type of memory used in computers, cellular phones, and game consoles. Micron also agreed to cooperate with the plaintiffs in the ongoing proceedings in British Columbia and Quebec. The settlement was approved on September 19, 2012.

Ontario resident David Bratton bought a blackberry cell phone containing an SRAM chip whose price he believes was fixed. He now seeks to bring a class action on behalf of all Canadians who bought products containing SRAM chips between January 1, 1998 and December 31, 2005. Alleged conspirators include , , and .

Masiel A. Matus
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Masiel A. Matus

Masiel has a broad commercial litigation practice and represents both national and international clients in a variety of complex matters. Masiel has experience litigating cases involving professional negligence, commercial leasing and real property disputes, insurance, contract disputes, shareholder disputes, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust, employment matters and defamation claims.

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