News & Analysis as of

Criminal Law Antitrust & Trade Regulation Civil Remedies

Read Criminal Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:

Episode 9 -- The Need for a Robust Criminal Antitrust Compliance Program

by Michael Volkov on

Global companies and corporate officers and employees face significant criminal antitrust risks.  The US Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has a mature and aggressive enforcement program targeting illegal cartel...more

Predictability for Antitrust Leniency Applicants: Supreme Court of Canada establishes high threshold for judicial intervention...

by Bennett Jones LLP on

The Supreme Court of Canada released a decision today regarding judicial intervention with jointly recommended criminal sentences following a guilty plea. The SCC adopted a high threshold which will be welcome news to those...more

2016 Mid-Year Global Cartel Enforcement Report

by Morgan Lewis on

Cartel enforcement activity promises to remain busy In the coming months and into 2017 Cartel enforcement remains a priority for competition authorities around the world. Global cartel fines totaled more than $6...more

April 2015 Antitrust Bulletin

by McGuireWoods LLP on

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint on February 19, seeking an injunction to prevent Sysco Corporation’s purchase of US Foods Inc. The FTC alleges that the deal would give Sysco too much market power in that...more

Central District of California Holds That Criminal Amnesty Recipients not Entitled to ACPERA Benefits in Parallel Civil Action...

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

In a groundbreaking decision, the Central District of California became the first court to hold that antitrust violators who received amnesty from criminal prosecution were not entitled to the damages-limiting benefits of the...more

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Cartels & Leniency 2013, 6th Edition: Chapter 9: CANADA

by Dentons on

1 The Legislative Framework of the Cartel Prohibition: 1.1 What is the legal basis and general nature of the cartel prohibition, e.g. is it civil and/or criminal? The legal basis of cartel prohibition in Canada...more

Recent Cartel Developments

by K&L Gates LLP on

This Alert summarises two significant recent developments in UK cartel law. The first development relates to the right of third parties to bring damages claims against the participants in a cartel, specifically the time...more

DOJ Merger Policy Guide Shines New Light on Conduct Remedies

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Antitrust enforcement is now front and center. In the two plus years since Christine Varney was appointed as President Obama’s choice to head, the Antitrust Division's policies have changed, investigations have come to...more

Mexican Competition Law — Insight on the May 2011 Reform

by White & Case LLP on

Between late April 2011 and early May 2011, the Mexican Congress and President Calderón completed the legislative process initiated in April 2010 to pass a bill of amendments to the Mexican Competition Law (the...more

Obama Signs Legislation Extending Limitations On Civil Liability For Amnesty Applicants

On June 19, President Barack Obama signed legislation extending provisions of the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act of 2004 ("ACPERA") that allow successful amnesty applicants under the Department of...more

10 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1
Cybersecurity

Follow Criminal Law Updates on:

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.