Archer Daniels Midland Company and Minnesota Corn Processors LLC Final Judgment by backgroundnow

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									UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) )

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United States of America Plaintiff, v. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, and Minnesota Corn Processors, LLC, Defendants.

CIVIL CASE NO.: 02-1768

FINAL JUDGMENT WHEREAS, plaintiff, United States of America, having filed its Complaint herein, plaintiff and defendants, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (“ADM”) and Minnesota Corn Processors, LLC (“MCP”), by their respective attorneys, have consented to the entry of this Final Judgment without trial or adjudication of any issue of fact or law, and without this Final Judgment constituting any evidence against or admission by any party regarding any issue of fact or law; AND WHEREAS, the defendants agree to be bound by the provisions of this Final Judgment pending its approval by the Court; AND WHEREAS, prompt and certain dissolution of CornProductsMCP Sweeteners LLC (“CPMCP”) is the essence of this agreement; AND WHEREAS, the United States requires defendants to effect the dissolution of CPMCP for the purpose of remedying the loss of competition alleged in the Complaint; AND WHEREAS, defendants have represented to the United States that they will effect
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the dissolution of CPMCP as provided in this Final Judgment and that defendants will later raise no claim of hardship or difficulty as grounds for asking the Court to modify any of the provisions on dissolution contained below; NOW THEREFORE, before any testimony is taken, without trial or adjudication of any issue of fact or law, and upon consent of the parties, it is ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED: I. Jurisdiction This Court has jurisdiction over the subject matter of and each of the parties to this

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action. The Complaint states a claim upon which relief may be granted against defendants under Section 7 of the Clayton Act, as amended, 15 U.S.C. § 18. II. Definitions As used in this Final Judgment: A. “ADM” means defendant Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, a corporation

organized and existing under the laws of the state of Delaware, with its principal offices in Decatur, Illinois, its successors and assigns, and its parents, subsidiaries, divisions, groups, and their officers, managers, agents, and employees. B. “CPI” means Corn Products International, Inc., a corporation organized and

existing under the laws of the state of Delaware, with its principal offices in Bedford Park, Illinois, its successors and assigns, and its parents, subsidiaries, divisions, groups, and their officers, managers, agents, and employees.

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