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Sixth auto parts fine brings total to over $51 million

DENSO recently pleaded guilty to three counts of bid-rigging under the Competition Act and was fined $2.45 million, the Competition Bureau announced recently. DENSO was involved in an bid-rigging conspiracy that fixed prices for body electronic control units (Body ECUs) supplied to Toyota for cars manufactured in . A Body ECU controls the power supply to certain electrical components in the body of the automobile, such as door locks and electric windows.

This is the sixth guilty plea in Canada in what is considered to be the largest ever international . DENSO’s brings the Bureau’s total haul to over $51 million. See our table summarizing guilty pleas to date.

W. Michael G. Osborne

W. Michael G. Osborne

Michael Osborne is a former Partner of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

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