DOJ: BARRY DILLER TO PAY $480,000 CIVIL PENALTY

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TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013                                                            
BARRY DILLER TO PAY $480,000 CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATING
ANTITRUST PREMERGER NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 
Violations Occurred When Diller Acquired Voting Securities of The Coca Cola 
Company 
WASHINGTON - Corporate investor Barry Diller will pay a $480,000 civil penalty 
to settle charges that he violated premerger reporting and waiting requirements 
when he acquired voting securities of The Coca Cola Company, the Department of 
Justice announced today. 
The Justice Department's Antitrust Division, at the request of the Federal 
Trade Commission (FTC), filed a civil antitrust lawsuit today in U.S. District 
Court in Washington, D.C., against Diller for violating the notification 
requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act of 1976.  At the same time, the 
department filed a proposed settlement that, if approved by the court, will 
settle the charges. 
The HSR Act of 1976, an amendment to the Clayton Act, imposes notification and 
waiting period requirements on individuals and companies over a certain size 
before they consummate acquisitions resulting in holding stock or assets above 
a certain value, which at the time of Diller's violations ranged from $63.4 
million to $68.2 million and is currently $70.9 million. 
Federal courts can assess civil penalties for premerger notification violations 
under the HSR Act in lawsuits brought by the Department of Justice.  For a 
party in violation of the HSR Act the maximum civil penalty is $16,000 a day. 
For further details on this matter, contact the FTC's Office of Public Affairs, 
202-326-2180. 
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