Stora Enso confirms that it has been charged with anticompetitive conduct
Press release from the issuing company
December 14, 2006 -- On December 13, 2006 the US Antitrust authorities announced that Stora Enso North America Corp. had been indicted for its alleged anticompetitive conduct in connection with the sale of coated magazine paper in the USA in 2002 and 2003. No Stora Enso employee was charged individually.
Stora Enso denies any wrongdoing and will enter a plea of not guilty when it appears before the court at the arraignment to respond to the indictment. The indictment concludes the investigation that began in May 2004. The Group expects the trial to occur in 2007.
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