CAT A,CLOSED

U.S. District Court
District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:11-cr-00289-RJL All Defendants


Case title: USA v. VANTEC CORPORATION

Date Filed: 09/28/2011

Assigned to: Judge Richard J. Leon

Defendant (1)
VANTEC CORPORATION represented byBrianna N,. Benfield
WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES, LLP
1300 Eye Street, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 682-7206
Email: brianna.benfield@weil.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Adam C. Hemlock
WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES, LLP
767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10153
(212)310-8281
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Steven A. Reiss
WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES, LLP.
767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10153
(212)310-8174
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Pending Counts

Disposition
15:1; ANTITRUST VIOLATIONS; Conspiracy to Restrain Trade.
(1)
Fine of $3,339,648.00 Imposed. Special Assessment of $400.00 Imposed. Defendant Corporation placed on 2 years Probation.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMary N. Strimel
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Antitrust Division
450 Fifth Street, NW
Suite 11300
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 616-5949
Fax: (202) 616-8544
Email: mary.strimel@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Richard Alan Hellings , Jr.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
450 Fifth Street, NW
Suite 11300
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 532-4648
Email: Richard.Hellings@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Ryan J. Danks
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Antitrust Division
450 5th Street NW
Room 4648
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 305-0128
Fax: (202) 514-6525
Email: ryan.danks@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
09/28/2011INFORMATION as to VANTEC CORPORATION (1) count(s) 1. (hsj, ) (Entered: 09/30/2011)
09/28/2011NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Ryan J. Danks appearing for USA. (hsj, ) (Entered: 09/30/2011)
09/28/2011NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Richard Alan Hellings, Jr appearing for USA. (hsj, ) (Entered: 09/30/2011)
09/24/2012  Set/Reset Hearings as to VANTEC CORPORATION: Plea Agreement Hearing set for 11/2/2012 12:00 PM in Courtroom 18 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (kc) (Entered: 09/24/2012)
10/16/2012Unopposed MOTION to Continue Status Conference and Sentencing by USA as to VANTEC CORPORATION. (Danks, Ryan) (Additional attachment(s) added on 10/17/2012: # 1 Text of Proposed Order) (hsj, ). (Entered: 10/16/2012)
10/17/2012 MOTION for Victim Rights Notification by USA as to VANTEC CORPORATION. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Hellings, Richard) (Entered: 10/17/2012)
10/19/2012  MINUTE ORDER denying 4 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Status Conference and Sentencing as to VANTEC CORPORATION (1). Directed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 10/19/2012. (kc) (Entered: 10/19/2012)
10/22/2012  Set/Reset Hearings as to VANTEC CORPORATION:Status Conference set for 10/24/2012 11:00 AM in Courtroom 18 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (kc) (Entered: 10/22/2012)
10/22/2012NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Brianna N,. Benfield appearing for VANTEC CORPORATION (Benfield, Brianna) (Entered: 10/22/2012)
10/22/2012Corporate Disclosure Statement by VANTEC CORPORATION identifying Corporate Parent HITACHI, LTD. for VANTEC CORPORATION. (Benfield, Brianna) (Entered: 10/22/2012)
10/22/2012 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Adam C. Hemlock. :Address- 767 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10153. Phone No. - 212-310-8281. Fax No. - 212-301-8007 by VANTEC CORPORATION. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Benfield, Brianna) (Entered: 10/22/2012)
10/22/2012 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Steven A. Reiss. :Address- 767 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10153. Phone No. - 212-310-8174. Fax No. - 212-310-8007 by VANTEC CORPORATION. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Benfield, Brianna) (Entered: 10/22/2012)
10/24/2012  MINUTE ORDER granting 9 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice for Attorney Steven A. Reiss for VANTEC CORPORATION(1). Directed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 10/24/2012. (kc ) (Entered: 10/24/2012)
10/24/2012  MINUTE ORDER as to VANTEC CORPORATION re 8 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Adam C. Hemlock for VANTEC CORPORATION (1). Directed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 10/24/2012. (kc) (Entered: 10/24/2012)
10/24/2012  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon. Status Conference as to VANTEC CORPORATION held on 10/24/2012. (Present: Defense Attorney: Steven Reiss; US Attorneys: Ryan Danks and Richard Hellings, Jr.; Court Reporter: Vicki Eastvold.) (kc ) (Entered: 10/24/2012)
10/25/2012  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon:Telephone Conference as to VANTEC CORPORATION held on 10/25/2012. (Present: Defense Attorney: Adam Hemlock; US Attorney: Ryan Danks and Richard Hellings, Jr.; Court Reporter: Patty Gels.) (kc ) (Entered: 10/25/2012)
10/25/201210 TRANSCRIPT OF STATUS CONFERENCE in case as to VANTEC CORPORATION before Judge Richard J. Leon held on 10/24/2012; Page Numbers: 1-43. Date of Issuance:10/24/2012. Court Reporter Vicki Eastvold, Telephone number 202-354-3242, Court Reporter Email Address : vicki_eastvold@dcd.uscourts.gov.<P></P>For the first 90 days after this filing date, the transcript may be viewed at the courthouse at a public terminal or purchased from the court reporter referenced above. After 90 days, the transcript may be accessed via PACER. Other transcript formats, (multi-page, condensed, CD or ASCII) may be purchased from the court reporter.<P>NOTICE RE REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: The parties have twenty-one days to file with the court and the court reporter any request to redact personal identifiers from this transcript. If no such requests are filed, the transcript will be made available to the public via PACER without redaction after 90 days. The policy, which includes the five personal identifiers specifically covered, is located on our website at ww.dcd.uscourts.gov.<P></P> Redaction Request due 11/15/2012. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 11/25/2012. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 1/23/2013.(Eastvold, Vicki) (Entered: 10/25/2012)
10/29/201211  MOTION for Leave to Excuse Local Counsel from Appearing in Proceeding Attorney: Brianna N. Benfield. by VANTEC CORPORATION. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Benfield, Brianna) Modified on 10/30/2012 (znmw, ). (Entered: 10/29/2012)
10/31/201212 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Mary N. Strimel appearing for USA. (Strimel, Mary) (Entered: 10/31/2012)
11/02/2012  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon. Arraignment/Plea Agreement/Sentencing Hearing as to VANTEC CORPORATION (1) on Count 1 held on 11/2/2012. Plea of Guilty as to count 1. Fine of $3,339,648.00 Imposed. Special Assessment of $400.00 Imposed. Defendant Corporation placed on 2 years Probation. (Present: Representative of Corporation; Defense Attorney: Steven Reiss and Brianna Benfield; US Attorney: Richard Hellings, Jr. and Mary Strimel; Interpreter: Yohko Mitchell and Yuji Yoko;Court Reporter: Pat Kaneshiro-Miller.) (Entered: 11/02/2012)
11/02/201213 PLEA AGREEMENT as to VANTEC CORPORATION. (kc) (Entered: 11/02/2012)
11/02/201214 STATEMENT OF OFFENSE in Support of Plea Agreement by VANTEC CORPORATION. (kc ) Modified event title on 11/7/2012 (znmw, ). (Entered: 11/02/2012)
11/02/201215 WAIVER of Right to Trial by Jury as to VANTEC CORPORATION. Approved by Judge Richard J. Leon on 11/2/2012. (kc ) (Entered: 11/02/2012)
11/02/201216 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by VANTEC CORPORATION. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 11/2/2012. (kc ) (Entered: 11/02/2012)
11/07/2012  MINUTE ORDER denying as moot 11 Motion of Defendant VANTEC CORPORATION for leave to excuse local counsel from appearing in proceeding. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 11/7/2012. (jth) (Entered: 11/07/2012)
11/26/201217 JUDGMENT as to VANTEC CORPORATION. Statement of Reasons Not Included. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 11/24/2012. (hsj, ) (Entered: 11/27/2012)
11/26/201218 STATEMENT OF REASONS as to VANTEC CORPORATION re 17 Judgment Not for public disclosure per Judicial Conference Policy. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 11/24/2012. (hsj, ) (Entered: 11/27/2012)
12/11/201219 NOTICE that the Court is in receipt of a wire transfer in the amount of $400.00 to satisfy the fine obligation as to as to VANTEC CORPORATION. Receipt No. 4616053111. (hsj, ) (Entered: 12/12/2012)
01/03/201320 NOTICE that the Court is in receipt of a wire transfer in the amount of $3,339,648.00 to satisfy the fine obligation as to VANTEC CORPORATION. Receipt No: 4616053504. (hsj, ) (Entered: 01/04/2013)