TITLE

The deterrent effect of antitrust sanctions: Evidence from Switzerland

AUTHOR(S)
Huschelrath, Kai; Leheyda, Nina; Beschorner, Patrick
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Antitrust Bulletin;Summer2011, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p427
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the efficacy of antitrust sanctions as deterrents through an analysis of the effectiveness of the Swiss Cartel Act. Information was gathered through a survey of Swiss antitrust lawyers. The authors conclude that the 2004 revisions to the Act generally improved deterrence measures. They also investigate corporate firms' adoption of competition law compliance programs (CLCP) to determine effectiveness.
ACCESSION #
67642754

 

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