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(Revised from original 2009 version)
Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group
Richard Wingfield considers whether to continue a cooperative agreement with industry peers in the deep-sea parcel tanker shipping industry. What are the economic and strategic implications of ending the agreement? What are the legal implications of continuing? Where is the line between cooperation and conspiracy, and what should a company do if the legality of a long-standing business practice comes into question?
Lawsuits and Litigation;
Agreements and Arrangements;
Paine, Lynn S., and Lara Adamsons. "Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group." Harvard Business School Case 310-043, May 2011. (Revised from original October 2009 version.)