Whistle while you work
- Legal profession finds 'no action' policy for cartel whistleblowers to ill-defined. Vere-Jones, Emma // Lawyer;7/29/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 31, p5
Deals with the reaction of law firms to the consultation document of the British Office of Fair Trading (OFT) on leniency for whistleblowers in cartel cases. Cases in which the OFT will grant immunity from criminal prosecution; Arguments of lawyers.
- Will whistle blowing by utility employees help weed out wrongdoing? Kar, Nicole // Utility Week;7/4/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p28
The article considers the scheme implemented by the British Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in March 2008 that would reward whistleblowers for information in association with cartels. The scheme would pay financial rewards of up to 100,000 British pounds to whistleblowers. The scheme makes the OFT...
- Cartels flushed out. Skeffington, Robert; Heathcote, Andrew; Roberts, Craig // BRW;10/7/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 39, p80
Reports on the governmental investigations of price fixing cases by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in Australia. Policy of leniency for people who blow the whistle on cartels; Need for inclusion of jail terms for executives to the penalty options for price-fixing.
- BPI granted immunity in bag price fixing enquiry. Carter, Alison // Packaging Magazine;12/8/2005, Vol. 8 Issue 22, p4
The article reports that British Polythene Industries PLC has been granted immunity after it assisted the European Commission to expose a 20-year-old cartel in Europe's industrial plastic bags market. British Polythene was the first company that provided decisive evidence of the existence of the...
- Cartel failure: A mistake or do they do it to each other on purpose? Holcomb, James H.; Nelson, Paul S. // Journal of Socio-Economics;Fall91, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p235
Examines the reasons behind the failure of cartels. Incentives for individual members to cheat; Successful cartel agreement; Evidence of non-collusive behavior; Effects of price war.
- Company alliances for market muscle. DeMott, John S. // Nation's Business;Feb94, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p52
Reports on alliances between small firms. EBC Industries' teamnetting with 14 other area companies to give itself more muscle in the domestic and global markets; Challenges to management; Advanced Circuit Technology's formation of an organization called Team Nashua with other manufacturers;...
- `There is no law.' Katz, Jesse // Texas Monthly;Nov97, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p64
Reports on the everyday violence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Incidences of violence in one month; Death of Amado Carillo Fuentes, godfather of the Juarez drug cartel; Power struggle occurring in the fight to seize control of Carillo's position; Resulting violence; Violent career of Carillo.
- Keiretsu. Trow, George W.S. // New Yorker;1/27/92, Vol. 67 Issue 49, p28
Comments on the Japanese practice of forming cartels called `Keiretsu'. Interconnected Japanese companies buying from each other; Locking out of foreigners; Trade barrier in Japan.
- Bust of Colombia's Cali cartel makes city's economy go... Lawrence, David Aquila // Christian Science Monitor;11/21/96, Vol. 88 Issue 250, p7
Reports on the impact of the breakup of the Cali cartel on the Colombian city Cali. Description of town in era of Cali cartel; Public response to dissolution of cartel; Comparison of Cali cartel, and Medellin cartel of Pablo Escobar Gaviria; Comments from Hernan Collodo, president of tiremaker...