SEALDC, CLOSED

United States District Court
Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:98-cr-00085-LR-1


Case title: USA v. SHOWA DENKO CARBON

Date Filed: 02/23/1998
Date Terminated: 09/08/1998

Assigned to: HONORABLE LOWELL A. REED, JR

Defendant (1)
SHOWA DENKO CARBON, INC.
TERMINATED: 09/14/1998
represented byDAVID I. GELFAND
CLEARY, GOTTLIEB, STEEN & HAMILTON
2000 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., N.W.
WASHINGTON, DC 20006-1801
TERMINATED: 09/14/1998
LEAD ATTORNEY
Designation: Retained

MARK LEDDY
CLEARY, GOTTLIEB, STEEN & HAMILTON, LLP
2000 PENNSYLVANIA AVE, N.W.
SUITE 9000
WASHINGTON, DC 20006-1801
202-974-1500
Email: mleddy@cgsh.com
TERMINATED: 09/14/1998
LEAD ATTORNEY
Designation: Retained

MICHAEL LAZERWITZ
CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON
2000 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE NORTH WEST
WASHINGTON, DC 20006
202-974-1500
Email: mlazerwitz@cgsh.com
TERMINATED: 09/14/1998
LEAD ATTORNEY
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
15:1 ANTITRUST VIOLATIONS6.
(1)
PROBATION 5 YEARS; FINE $32,500,000.00; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT $400.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byWENDY BOSTWICK NORMAN
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
THE CURTIS CENTER, STE 650 WEST
170 S. INDEPENDENCE MALL WEST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
215-597-7401
Fax: 215-597-8838
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/23/1998Information as to SHOWA DENKO CARBON (1) count(s) 1. (fe) (Entered: 02/23/1998)
02/23/1998Plea Memorandum by USA as to SHOWA DENKO CARBON, Cert. of Service. (jh) (Entered: 02/23/1998)
02/25/1998Notice of Appearance for SHOWA DENKO CARBON by Attorney MICHAEL R. LAZERWITZ. (jh) (Entered: 02/25/1998)
03/03/1998MOTION BY SHOWA DENKO CARBON FOR ADMISSION OF MARK LEDDY PRO HAC VICE , AFFIDAVIT OF MARK LEDDY, CERT. OF SERVICE. (jh) (Entered: 03/03/1998)
03/03/1998MOTION BY SHOWA DENKO CARBON FOR ADMISSION OF DAVID I. GELFAND PRO HAC VICE , AFFIDAVIT OF DAVID I. GELFAND, CERT. OF SERVICE. (jh) (Entered: 03/03/1998)
03/04/1998ORDER DATED 3/4/98 AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON THAT THE ABOVE-CAPTIONED CASE IS REASSIGNED AT RANDOM PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 3(a) OF THE LOCAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE FROM THE CALENDAR OF THE HON. ROBERT S. GAWTHROP, III TO THE CALENDAR OF THE HON. LOWELL A. REED. (SIGNED BY CHIEF JUDGE EDWARD N. CAHN), 3/5/98 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (er) (Entered: 03/05/1998)
03/04/1998  Case REASSIGNED to JUDGE LOWELL A. REED JR. (er) (Entered: 03/05/1998)
03/11/1998ORDER DATED 3/6/98 GRANTING [4-1] MOTION FOR ADMISSION OF MARK LEDDY PRO HAC VICE AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON (1). ( SIGNED BY JUDGE LOWELL A. REED JR. ), 3/11/98 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (jh) (Entered: 03/11/1998)
03/11/1998ORDER DATED 3/6/98 GRANTING [5-1] MOTION FOR ADMISSION OF DAVID I. GELFAND PRO HAC VICE AS TO SHOWA CARBON (1). ( SIGNED BY JUDGE LOWELL A. REED JR. ), 3/11/98 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (jh) (Entered: 03/11/1998)
04/28/1998MOTION BY USA AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON SEALED MOTION . (jh) (Entered: 04/28/1998)
04/28/199810 MOTION AND ORDER TO SEAL DOCUMENT # 9. ( SIGNED BY JUDGE LOWELL A. REED JR. ), 4/28/98 ENTERED. (jh) (Entered: 04/28/1998)
06/12/199811 Minute entry as to SHOWA DENKO CARBON dated 6/11/98 re: Guilty Plea Hearing. Parties request a continuance - Granted. Parties shall report the status to the Court no later than 6/29/98. (jh) (Entered: 06/15/1998)
06/18/199812 Transcript filed in case as to SHOWA DENKO CARBON for dates of 6/11/98. (jh) (Entered: 06/18/1998)
08/12/199813 ORDER OF CONTINUANCE AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON PURSUANT TO 18:3161(h)(8)(A). ( SIGNED BY JUDGE LOWELL A. REED JR. ), 8/12/98 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (jh) (Entered: 08/12/1998)
09/08/1998  Arraignment HELD SHOWA DENKO CARBON (1) count(s) 1. (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/11/199814 Transcript filed in case as to SHOWA DENKO CARBON for dates of 9/8/98. (jh) (Entered: 09/11/1998)
09/14/199815 Waiver of Indictment by SHOWA DENKO CARBON. (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/1998  Plea and Sentence HELD SHOWA DENKO CARBON (1) count(s) 1. (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/199816 Minute entry as to SHOWA DENKO CARBON dated 9/8/98 re: Deft. plead Guilty to Ct. 1. Sentence: Probation 5 Years; Fine $32,500,000.00; Special Assessment $400.00. (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/199817 Plea Agreement as to SHOWA DENKO CARBON. (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/199818 Consent in Writing in Lieu of Special Meeting of the Board of Directors by SHOWA DENKO CARBON. (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/199819 MOTION BY USA AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON FOR DEPARTURE FROM SENTENCING GUIDELINES , CERT. OF SERVICE. (SEALED AND IMPOUNDED) (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/1998  Revised Rule 11 Memorandum, Sentencing Memorandum by USA as to SHOWA DENKO CARBON.(SEALED AND IMPOUNDED) (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/199820 Sentencing Memorandum by SHOWA DENKO CARBON, Cert. of Service. (SEALED AND IMPOUNDED) (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/199821 MOTION BY USA AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON TO SEAL GOVT'S REVISED RULE 11 MEMORANDUM, SENTENCING MEM0RANDUM AND MOTION REQUESTING DOWNWARD DEPARTURE . (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/199822 ORDER DATED 9/8/98 GRANTING [21-1] MOTION TO SEAL GOVT'S REVISED RULE 11 MEMORANDUM, SENTENCING MEM0RANDUM AND MOTION REQUESTING DOWNWARD DEPARTURE AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON (1). IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT THE GOVT'S REVISED RULE 11 MEMORANDUM, SENTENCING MEMORANDUM, MOTION REQUESTING DOWNWARD DEPARTURE AND THE DEFT'S SENTENCING MEMORANDUM ARE SEALED AND IMPOUNDED. ( SIGNED BY JUDGE LOWELL A. REED JR. ), 9/14/98 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
09/14/199823 JUDGMENT OF 9/8/98 AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON (1) count(s) 1. PROBATION 5 YEARS; FINE $32,500,000.00; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT $400.00. ( SIGNED BY JUDGE LOWELL A. REED JR. ), 9/14/98 ENTERED. (jh) (Entered: 09/14/1998)
10/09/199824 REQUEST AND ORDER FOR MODIFYING THE CONDITIONS OR TERM OF SUPERVISION WITH THE CONSENT OF THE OFFENDER AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON. ( SIGNED BY JUDGE LOWELL A. REED JR. ) 10/9/98 ENTERED. (jh) (Entered: 10/09/1998)
03/16/200125 Praecipe to satisfy judgment by USA as to SHOWA DENKO CARBON. (jh) (Entered: 03/19/2001)
04/24/200126 MOTION BY SHOWA DENKO CARBON FOR EARLY TERMINATION OF PROBATION , MEMORANDUM OF LAW, DECLARATION OF STEPHEN L. ULMER, CERT. OF SERVICE. (jh) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
05/02/200127 ORDER DATED 5/1/01 GRANTING [26-1] MOTION FOR EARLY TERMINATION OF PROBATION AS TO SHOWA DENKO CARBON (1). THE PROBATION OF SHOWA DENKO CARBON, INC. IS TERMINATED, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY. ( SIGNED BY JUDGE LOWELL A. REED JR. ), 5/2/01 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (jh) (Entered: 05/02/2001)