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U.S. Policy and Practice in Pursuing Individual Accountability for Cartel Conduct: A Preliminary Critique

C Beaton-Wells, B Fisse

Antitrust Bulletin | Published : 2011


The extent of individual accountability for cartel conduct in the United States, as elsewhere, may be more limited than some might have one believe. The chances are that individuals responsible for cartel offenses will not be prosecuted and that corporate fines will not result in internal disciplinary action being taken against them. Yet few would disagree with the principle that all who are responsible for serious cartel conduct should be held accountable. Further empirical investigation is required in order to test fully the extent to which the DOJ's approach to anticartel enforcement achieves individual accountability. Such an investigation is warranted with regard to the influence of the..

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