Sony Enters Settlement relating to the European Commission Investigation of the Secondary Batteries Market


Sony Corporation (“Sony”) today announced that Sony and certain of its subsidiaries have reached a settlement with the European Commission following an EU antitrust investigation of competition in the secondary batteries market involving a number of battery manufacturers.  The settlement covers the period from February 2004 through October 2007.  Sony has agreed to pay a fine of approximately EUR 29.8 million in connection with the settlement.

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