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United States District Court
Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:01-cr-00421-PBT-1


Case title: USA v. ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, et al

Date Filed: 07/25/2001
Date Terminated: 01/30/2003

Assigned to: JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER

Defendant (1)
ISHIHARA SANGYO KAISHA, LTD.
TERMINATED: 02/05/2003
represented byELIZABETH K. AINSLIE
SCHNADER, HARRISON, SEGAL & LEWIS LLP
1600 MARKET STREET
SUITE 3600
PHILA, PA 19103-7286
215-751-2359
Fax: 215-751-2205
Email: eainslie@schnader.com
TERMINATED: 02/05/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
Designation: Retained

MARK R. HELLERER
PILLSBURY WINTHROP LLP
ONE BATTERY PARK PLAZA
NEW YORK, NY 10004
TEL 212-858-1787
TERMINATED: 02/05/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
Designation: Retained

SUTTON KEANY
WINTHROP, STIMSON, PUTNAM AND ROBERTS
ONE BATTERY PARK PLAZA
NEW YORK, NY 10004
TERMINATED: 02/05/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
15:1, SHERMAN ACT, ANTITRUST VIOLATIONS
(1)
15:1 CONSPIRACY TO RESTRAIN TRADE
(1s)
$400.00 ASSESSMENT, $5,000,000.00 FINE.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byCHARLES V. REILLY
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
ANTITRUST DIVISION
26 FEDERAL PLAZA, ROOM 3630
NEW YORK, NY 10278
TEL 212-264-0665
Fax: FAX 212-264-0678
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
07/25/2001Indictment as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD (1) count(s) 1, TAKASHI AKIZAWA (2) count(s) 1, ATUSO KINOSHITA (3) count(s) 1, YOSHIAKI TSUJIMURA (4) count(s) 1 (sb) (Entered: 07/26/2001)
07/30/2001  **Set Interpreter Flag for Japanese for ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, TAKASHI AKIZAWA, ATUSO KINOSHITA, YOSHIAKI TSUJIMURA (cb) (Entered: 07/30/2001)
08/23/2001  Arraignment as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD HELD count(s) 1 (cmc) (Entered: 08/24/2001)
08/24/2001Plea entered 8/23/01 by ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD . Court accepts plea. GUILTY: count 1 , 15 days to file pretrial motions. (CSMW) (cmc) (Entered: 08/24/2001)
08/28/2001Notice of Appearance for ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD by Attorney ELIZABETH K. AINSLIE, MARK R. HELLERER, SUTTON KEANY . (cmc) (Entered: 08/28/2001)
09/06/200110 JOINT MOTION by ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, USA FOR COMPLEX CASE DESIGNATION AND SPECIAL LISTING , CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE. (cmc) (Entered: 09/06/2001)
09/20/2001  Notice of a MOTION HEARING as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD. set for 10/12/01 2:00 p.m. Courtroom to be posted. (cmc) (Entered: 09/20/2001)
09/21/200111 ORDER OF 9/20/01 AS TO ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, THAT A HEARING ON JOINT MOTION FOR COMPLEX DESIGNATION IS SET FOR 10/12/01 2:00 P.M. (SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER) 9/21/01 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (cmc) (Entered: 09/21/2001)
09/21/200112 ORDER FOR SPEEDY TRIAL ACT DELAY: THE XE TIME IS COMPUTED AND ENTERED AS TO ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, TAKASHI AKIZAWA, ATUSO KINOSHITA, YOSHIAKI TSUJIMURA FROM THE DATE OF FILING OF GOVT.'S [10-1] joint MOTION FOR COMPLEX CASE DESIGNATION AND SPECIAL LISTING. (SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE TUCKER) 9/21/01 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (cmc) (Entered: 09/21/2001)
10/22/200113 MOTION by ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD TO TRANSFER VENUE TO THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT NEW YORK , CERT. OF SERVICE. (cmc) (Entered: 10/22/2001)
11/05/200114 Response by USA as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD in opposition to [13-1] MOTION TO TRANSFER VENUE TO THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT YORK, Cert. of Service. (cmc) (Entered: 11/05/2001)
12/21/200115 ORDER OF CONTINUANCE GRANTING [10-1] joint MOTION FOR COMPLEX CASE DESIGNATION AND SPECIAL LISTING as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD (1), ET AL PURSUANT TO 18:3161(h)(8)(A). ( SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER ) 12/26/01 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (rs) (Entered: 12/26/2001)
04/16/200216 MEMORANDUM & ORDER OF 4/11/02 AS TO ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD DENYING [13-1] MOTION TO TRANSFER VENUE TO THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK. (SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER) 4/16/02 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (cmc) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
07/23/200217 ORDER OF 7/19/02 AS TO ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, TAKASHI AKIZAWA, ATUSO KINOSHITA, YOSHIAKI TSUJIMURA THAT A HEARING ON THE STATUS OF THE ABOVE-CAPTIONED MATTER WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 1, 2002 AT 10:30AM. (SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER), 7/23/02 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (dt) (Entered: 07/23/2002)
08/01/200218 Notice of Status Hearing as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, TAKASHI AKIZAWA, ATUSO KINOSHITA, YOSHIAKI TSUJIMURA :, SET HEARING FOR 2:00 P.M., 8/8/02 (ar) (Entered: 08/01/2002)
08/02/200219 ORDER OF 7/31/02 AS TO ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, ET AL, THE STATUS HEARING SET FOR 8/1/02 10:30 AM IS CANCELLED. FURTHER ORDERED THE STATUS HEARING WILL NOW BE HELD 8/8/02 2:00 P.M. (SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER) 8/2/02 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (cmc) (Entered: 08/02/2002)
08/12/200220 Notice of TRIAL as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD. set for 2/3/2003 10:00 am Courtroom to be assigned. (cmc) (Entered: 08/13/2002)
08/15/200221 ORDER OF 8/12/02 AS TO ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, THAT TRIAL OF THE ABOVE CAPTIONED MATTER IS SPECIALLY LISTED TO COMMENCE ON 2/3/03 AT 10:00AM. ETC. (SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER), 8/15/02 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (dt) (Entered: 08/15/2002)
10/28/200222 ORDER OF 10/21/02 AS TO ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD, THAT UPON CONSIDERATION OF THE DEFENDANT ISHIHARA SANGYO KAISHA'S LETTER REQUESTIN AN EXTENSTION FOR DEFENDANT'S PRETRIAL MOTIONS DATE DOCTOBER 9, 2002, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED AND DECREED THAT DEFENDANT'S REQUEST IS GRANTED. DEFENDANT SHALL FILE ITS PRETRIAL MOTIONS ON OR BEFORE MONDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2002 (SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER), 10/29/02 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (dt) (Entered: 10/29/2002)
01/29/200323 Superseding Information as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD (1) count(s) 1s . (cmc) (Entered: 01/30/2003)
01/30/2003  Change of Plea Hearing as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD HELD (dt) (Entered: 02/06/2003)
01/30/2003  Sentencing HELD ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD (1) count(s) 1s (dt) (Entered: 02/06/2003)
02/05/200324 Change of Plea/Sentencing entered on 1/30/03 by ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD. Court accepts plea. GUILTY: ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD (1) count(s) 1s , The Court imposes the following sentence: The Defendant coporation is ordered to pay a fine in the amount of $5,000,000.00. within 15 days. Defendant is ordered to pay a special assessment in the amount of $400.00. (dt) (Entered: 02/06/2003)
02/05/200325 Waiver of Indictment by ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD (dt) (Entered: 02/06/2003)
02/05/200326 JUDGMENT OF 1/30/03 AS TO ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD (1) count(s) 1s. $400.00 ASSESSMENT, $5,000,000.00 FINE. (SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER), 2/6/03 ENTERED. (dt) (Entered: 02/06/2003)
02/05/200327 ORDER OF 1/30/03 AS TO ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD., THAT PURSUANT TO RULE 48(a) OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, AND BY LEAVE OF THE COURT ENDORSED HEREON, THE UNITED STATTES, WITH THE AUTHORIZATION OF THE ACTING ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL IN CHARGE OF THE ANITTURST DIVISION, HEREBY DISMISSES THE INDICTMENT (CR. 01-421) FILED AGAINST THE DEFENDANT ISHIHARA SANGYO KAISHA, LTD., ON JULY 25, 2001, PURSUANT TO A PLEA AGREEMENT FILED IN THE ABOVE MATTER. (SIGNED BY JUDGE PETRESE B. TUCKER), 2/6/03 ENTERED. (dt) (Entered: 02/06/2003)
02/20/200328 Minute entry of 1/30/03 as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD. RE: Plea, Sentencing. Count 1, the defendant corporation is ordered to pay a fine in the amount of $5,000,000.00. Special Assessment of $400.00 (dt) (Entered: 02/21/2003)
02/26/200329 Praecipe to satisfy judgment by USA as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD . (dt) (Entered: 02/27/2003)
03/21/200330 Transcript filed in case as to ISHIHARA KAISHA, LTD for dates of 1/30/03 re: Plea/Sentence. (ESR) (cmc) (Entered: 03/21/2003)