Bill Introduced To Secure Reduced Civil Liability For Amnesty Applicants

Three U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would make permanent provisions of the Antitrust Criminal Penalties Enforcement and Reform Act of 2004 (ACPERA) granting reduced civil liability to companies who successfully apply for criminal amnesty under the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust leniency program and subsequently provide "satisfactory cooperation" to civil plaintiffs.

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