CLOSED

U.S. District Court
California Northern District (San Francisco)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:02-cr-00079-SI-1


Case title: USA v. Elf Atochem S.A.

Date Filed: 03/14/2002
Date Terminated: 04/12/2002

Assigned to: Judge Susan Illston

Defendant (1)
Elf Atochem S.A.
TERMINATED: 04/12/2002
also known as
ELF Atochem S.A.
represented byDonald C. Klawiter
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20004
202-739-3000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
15:1 Price fixing, market share allocations.
(1)
Defendant will pay a fine in the amount of $5,000,000.00 and $800.00 special assessment fee jointly with both counts.
15:1 Price fixing, market share allocation.
(2)
The defendant shall pay a fine in the amount of 3.5 million and a special assessment of $800.00 to be paid jointly with count 1.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA
TERMINATED: 04/12/2002
represented byMarc Siegel
U.S. Department of Justice
Antitrust Division
450 Golden Gate Ave.
P.O. Box 36046
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 556-6300
TERMINATED: 04/12/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
03/14/2002INFORMATION by AUSA Marc Siegel. Elf Atochem S.A. (1) count(s) 1 (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/14/2002)
03/14/2002  Docket Modification (Administrative) to counts added for Elf Atochem S.A. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
03/27/2002LETTER dated March 27, 2002 from Lisa V. Tenorio as to defendant Elf Atochem S.A. requesting initial appearance for 4/12/02 at 9:30 a.m. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/01/2002)
03/27/2002  Docket Modification (Administrative) Initial appearance is set for 9:30 a.m. on 4/12/02 for Elf Atochem S.A., before Magistrate Judge James Larson. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/01/2002)
04/03/2002LETTER dated April 2, 2002 as to defendant Elf Atochem S.A. from Lisa V. Tenorio calendaring hearing for change of plea for 4/12/02 at 11:00 a.m. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/04/2002)
04/03/2002  Docket Modification (Administrative) Change of plea hearing will be held at 11:00 a.m. on 4/12/02 for Elf Atochem S.A., before Judge Susan Illston. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/04/2002)
04/10/2002MOTION, before Judge Susan Illston, by defendant Elf Atochem S.A. for attorney Donald C. Klawiter to appear pro hac vice. Fee status paid. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/12/2002)
04/10/2002ORDER, by Judge Susan Illston, GRANTING motion for attorney Donald C. Klawiter to appear pro hac vice. Fee status paid. [4-1] Attorney for Elf Atochem S.A. is Donald C. Klawiter. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/12/2002)
04/10/2002NOTICE of appearance of attorney Donald C. Klawiter for defendant Elf Atochem S.A. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/12/2002)
04/12/2002WAIVER of INDICTMENT by defendant Elf Atochem S.A. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
04/12/2002MINUTES: (filed on 4/12/02) Initial appearance held before Magistrate Judge James Larson. First appearance of Elf Atochem S.A. Attorney Donald Klawiter present. Defendant released on own recognizance as to Elf Atochem S.A. Dft Elf Atochem S.A. arraigned; NOT GUILTY plea entered. Status hearing will be held at 11:00 a.m. on 4/12/02 for Elf Atochem S.A., before Judge Susan Illston. ( Tape No.: 02-15) (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
04/12/2002MINUTES: (filed on 4/15/02) Hearing for change of plea and sentencing held before Judge Susan Illston. Elf Atochem S.A. enters guilty plea; Elf Atochem S.A. (1) count(s) 1, 2. Sentencing Elf Atochem S.A. (1) count(s) 1. Defendant will pay a fine in the amount of $5,000,000.00 and $800.00 special assessment fee jointly with both counts. Sentencing Elf Atochem S.A. (1) count(s) 2. The defendant shall pay a fine in the amount of 3.5 million and a special assessment of $800.00 to be paid jointly with count 1. Terminating case. ( C/R: James Yeomans) (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
04/12/200210 PLEA Agreement as to Elf Atochem S.A. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
04/12/200212 Payment Record Card: Payment of Special Assessment in the amount of $800.00 on behalf of defendant Elf Atochem S.A. (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 05/08/2002)
04/15/200211 JUDGMENT and Commitment issued as to Elf Atochem S.A. Judge Susan Illston (cc: all counsel) ( Date Entered: April 17, 2002) (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/17/2002)
04/25/200214 Payment Record Card: Payment of fine in the amount of $8,500,000.00 on behalf of defendant Elf Atochem S.A. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 08/12/2002)
08/07/200213 NOTICE by USA of related case(s) CR 01-0242 SI, CR 02-0078 SI, CR 02-0234 PJH as to Elf Atochem S.A. (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 08/08/2002)
08/14/200215 ORDER by Judge Susan Illston granting related case notice to CR 01-0242 SI, CR 02-0078 SI, CR 02-0234 SI [13-1] (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 08/14/2002)
02/06/200316 NOTICE by USA of related case(s) CR 01-0242 SI, CR 02-0078 SI, CR 02-0234 SI, CR 03-0035 VRW as to Elf Atochem S.A. (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/06/2003)
02/06/200317 NOTICE by USA of related case(s) CR1-242 SI, CR02-78 SI as to defendant Elf Atochem S.A. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/10/2003)
02/12/200318 ORDER by Judge Susan Illston granting related case notice to CR 01-0242 SI, CR 02-0078 SI, CR 02-0234 SI, CR 03-0035 VRW [16-1] (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/13/2003)
09/20/200419 NOTICE by USA of related case(s) CR 04-0300 VRW as to Elf Atochem S.A. (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 09/20/2004)
09/29/200420 ORDER by Judge Susan Illston granting related case notice to CR 04-300 VRW [19-1] (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 09/30/2004)