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

Beaton-Wells, Caron; Fisse, Brent
June 2011
Antitrust Bulletin;Summer2011, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p277
Academic Journal
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.


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