Samsung, Philips and Infineon Technologies get slammed by the European Commission for allegedly fixing the price of chips used in SIM cards.
The settlement hinges on the success or failure of the company's appeal of a ruling that found it conspired with publishers to fix prices.
China's top antitrust regulator says there is "substantial" evidence against the chipmaker but doesn't go in to detail, according to China Daily.
Second phase of price-fixing case against Apple will determine how much the company owes for allegedly conspiring with publishers to eliminate price competition.
Apple would need to pay for an external monitor, sever deals with publishers, and let Amazon and Barnes & Noble link their iOS e-book apps to their respective online stores, among other proposed measures.
The US Department of Justice has fined Panasonic, its subsidiary Sanyo and LG Chem for price fixing automotive parts and laptop batteries.
The publisher has agreed to terminate its pricing deal with Apple and refrain from making "most favored nation" pricing pacts for five years.
Carrier has won partial reinstatement of a price-fixing lawsuit against firms including AU Optronics and Samsung Display Co.
Chinese government levies fines against both companies and four other display makers for reportedly rigging the prices of display panels.
Antitrust lawsuit accused Apple and five book publishers of conspiring to artificially hike prices. Now all but Apple and Macmillan have settled.