TITLE

U.S. policy and practice in pursuing individual accountability for cartel conduct: A preliminary critique

AUTHOR(S)
Beaton-Wells, Caron; Fisse, Brent
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Antitrust Bulletin;Summer2011, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p277
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) methods for establishing individual accountability for the formation and operations of cartels. The authors note a lack of empirical investigations concerning the DOJ and its Antitrust Division's enforcement measures on both the national and global level. Emphasis is given to U.S. anticartel policy's handling of individual criminal sanctions, enforcement discretion related to plea bargaining, and corporate sanctions.
ACCESSION #
67642750

 

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