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Leniency programs and cartel prosecution

Massimo Motta

Leniency programs and cartel prosecution

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Published by European University Institute in Badia Fiesolana, San Domenico .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMassimo Motta and Michele Polo.
SeriesEUI working paper -- no.99/34
ContributionsPolo, Michele., European University Institute (Economics Department)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18306018M

He stated that the leniency programs and criminalization is not a question of either or, but both. The first speaker was Caron Beaton-Wells Professor, Competition Law at Melbourne Law School. Beaton-Wells discussed the relationship between leniency policy and criminal sanctions in anti-cartel enforcement. Leniency: The Future for Cartel Enforcement existence or not of Leniency Programs and their efficiency in 13 Latin American countries. The results of this study were presented during the IA’s Regional Conference held in prosecution of such is rare and is only applicable to individuals and not corporations. In fact, the Argentine.   On 8 July , the UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) published its final revised Guide to applications for leniency and no-action in cartel Guide, which took effect on publication, follows two consultations on the draft revisions, the second of which specifically addressed the issue of waiver of legal privilege in leniency applications (covered in paragraphs .   How is cartel enforcement conducted in the United States? Who is subject to prosecution? What is negotiable in a plea agreement? What about the leniency program, trials, the sentencing guidelines?


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We study the enforcement of competition policy against collusion under Leniency Programs, which give reduced fines to firms revealing information to the Antitrust Authority. Such programs give firms an incentive to break collusion, but may also have a pro-collusive effect, since they decrease the expected cost of by: COVID Resources.

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Leniency programs and cartel prosecution Article in International Journal of Industrial Organization 21(3) March with 29 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution MOTTA, Massimo ; POLO, Michele International Journal of Industrial Leniency programs and cartel prosecution book,21, 3, Cited by: Leniency programs and cartel prosecution.

Author links open overlay panel Massimo Motta a Michele Polo b. Show more. But the leniency program might also give rise to a perverse effect. Since it allows colluding firms to Leniency programs and cartel prosecution book reduced fines, it may have ex-ante a pro-collusive effect, given that it decreases the expected cost of Cited by: Antitrust authorities have set up leniency programs for cartel members that denounce their collusive agreements.

These programs help prosecute participants and. Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution Volume of CEPR publication Volume of Centre for Economic Policy Research London: Discussion paper series Issue of Discussion paper, ISSN Volume of Discussion paper: Centre for Economic Policy Research EUI Working papers in economics, ISSN EUI working paper.

ECO. "Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution," Economics Working Papers eco99/23, European University Institute. Andreoni, James, " The desirability of a permanent tax amnesty," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 45(2), pagesJuly. "Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution," Working PapersIGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.

Motta, Massimo & Polo, Michele, " Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution," CEPR Discussion PapersC.E.P.R. Discussion Papers. A Matter of Trust: Enduring Leniency Lessons for the Future of Cartel Enforcement.

Febru "The Evolution of Criminal Antitrust Enforcement Over the Last Two Decades" May 1, Scott Hammond on Stolt-Nielsen. Octo Cracking Cartels with Leniency Programs.

Novem Cornerstones of an Effective Leniency Program. Abstract. The paper explores the interdependencies between corporate and individual leniency programs. In a duopoly model where corporations are separated into representing owners and operating managers, conflicts between Leniency programs and cartel prosecution book two types of agents arise if the relative benefits of participating in the corresponding leniency programs by: 7.

The leniency policy also has a very deterrent effect on cartel formation and Leniency programs and cartel prosecution book destabilizes the operation of existing cartels as it seeds distrust and suspicion among cartel members.

In order to benefit from the Notice, companies can approach the Commission directly or through a. Library Open Science Team European University Institute Badia Fiesolana - Via dei Roccettini 9 I San Domenico di Fiesole (FI) Italy E-mail: [email protected] - Phone: [+39] Cited by:   Leniency programs are an important investigative tool which give cartel’s members incentives to report their cartel activity and cooperate with competition authorities.

We present their main objectives, their development in different Leniency programs and cartel prosecution book, their direct and indirect effects and how these programs could be improved. CORNERSTONES OF AN EFFECTIVE LENIENCY PROGRAM.

and provide evidence against the other cartel Leniency programs and cartel prosecution book. Leniency programs have led to the detection and dismantling of the largest global cartels ever prosecuted and resulted in record-breaking fines in the United States, Canada, the EU and other jurisdictions.

the fact is that the U.S. tion. The set-up of our analysis is close to Motta and Polo () who analyze leniency programs that allow rms to receive ne reductions for self-reporting a cartel when an investigation opens.

They show that self-reporting might arise in equilibrium and reduce the antitrust authority’s cost of cartel prosecution.

At the same time, leniency Cited by: Leniency programs and cartel prosecution. Massimo Motta and Michele Polo (). International Journal of Industrial Organization,vol. 21, issue 3, Date: References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc Citations: View citations in EconPapers () Track citations by RSS feed Downloads: (external link)Cited by: Such a discussion would be especially timely as the globalization of cartel enforcement – now frequently in connection with a leniency program – continues.

The first caveat is the “rush to leniency.” Leniency programs create a powerful incentive to report price fixing.

With the help of guest editor Rein Wesseling, we’re taking a look at the current state of cartel enforcement, in particular leniency programs.

Is their early success threatened by new roadblocks, including conflicts with enforcing individual criminal charges, different global approaches, hybrid cartel cases, more sophisticated risk analyses.

investigation of the vitamins cartel, the amnesty applicant’s co-operation led Note by the Editor The OECD Competition Committee adopted in the report on leniency programs to fight hard core cartels. This report contains descriptions and multiple references to leniency programs in Member countries and European Commission.

At the same time, leniency programs might have a pro-collusive effect by reducing the expected cost of antitrust prosecution. This might increase ex ante cartel formation. Aubert et al. () consider an environment where the probability of conviction is constant over time and propose introducing rewards for informants on top of amnesty from Cited by: CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents.

Leniency Programs – The Devil Is In The Details by Marcin Trepka & Martyna Wurm (K & L Gates) 1 Intro by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International). The spotlight of the CPI Europe Column this month turns to leniency. The Fight against Hard Core Cartels in Europe. Trends, Challenges and Best international Practices there is still need to improve the effectiveness of cartel prosecution in Europe.

This book assesses the current system, identifies recent trends, best practices and future challenges. the design and implementation of leniency programs Brand: Competition Law/Droit de la Concurrence.

The purpose of the Immunity and Leniency Programs (Programs) is to uncover and stop criminal anti-competitive activity prohibited by the Competition Act Competition Act, R.S.C.c.

C (Act) and to deter others from engaging in similar behaviour. The Programs are administered jointly by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Commissioner of.

IV LENIENCY PROGRAMMES i Guidelines The Authority has a leniency policy. Companies and individuals may contact the Authority’s Leniency Office to obtain immunity or a reduction in their fine for a cartel offence.

The policy guidelines on the reduction of cartel fines of July set out the leniency policy to. Leniency to Combat Hard Core Cartels: Policy Guidance to Strengthen the Indonesian Competition Framework (English) Abstract. Indonesia has the possibility of incorporating effective tools to combat cartels in its competition law.

are involved. The framework principles for the leniency policy are set out in the publications ‘Applications for leniency and no-action in cartel cases’ and ‘Guidance as to the appropriate amount of a penalty’.

The CMA has also published prosecution guidance in respect of. Cartel Destabilization and Leniency Programs - Empirical Evidence Gordon J. KLEIN ZEW Mannheim Germany Decem Abstract Leniency programs as a tool for cartel detection and cartel destabilization, have been im-plemented since the early nineties.

Theoretical work has shown that leniency programs can. Cartel Ringleaders and the Corporate Leniency Program Iwan Bos, Department of Organization & Strategy, Maastricht Corporate leniency programs around the world offer cartel members the opportunity to report cartel prosecution.

By contrast, if the probability of conviction is relatively high, then it is Cited by: Almost 10 years after the introduction of the leniency programme in Serbia, the Commission for Protection of Competition (’Commission’) adopted on 27 of September the first decision granting immunity from a fine to a cartel participant.

The cornerstone of cartel enforcement in the United States and elsewhere is a com-mitment to the lenient prosecution of early confessors. A burgeoning game-theoretical literature is ambiguous regarding the impacts of leniency.

I develop a theoretical model of cartel behavior that provides empirical predictions and moment conditions, and ap. Cade's Antitrust Leniency Program enables companies and/or individuals who participate, or have participated, in a cartel or other anti-competitive practice, to obtain, by reporting it to Cade, total exemption, or mitigation, of the fines and penalties applicable to them, by entering into a.

Strategic Leniency and Cartel Enforcement⁄ Nathan H. Millery University of California - Berkeley September Abstract The cornerstone of cartel enforcement in the United States and elsewhere is a com-mitment to the lenient prosecution of early confessors.

A burgeoning game-theoretical literature is ambiguous regarding the impacts of leniency. This paper discusses the impact of a leniency program on incentives within cartels.

The objective of this program is to encourage a cartel member to confess and implicate his co-conspirators with hard evidence about their collusive agreement.

We develop a simple model of cartel behavior under a first-price sealed-bid procurement auction and we show how an Cited by: Strategic Leniency and Cartel Enforcement⁄ Nathan H.

Millery University of California - Berkeley November Abstract The cornerstone of cartel enforcement in the United States and elsewhere is a com-mitment to the lenient prosecution of early confessors. A burgeoning game-theoretical literature is ambiguous regarding the impacts of leniency. Corporate and individual leniency programmes are the primary means by which the Antitrust Division uncovers potential cartel agreements.

7 The Leniency Program creates a race among conspirators to disclose the cartel to authorities in order to receive immunity from prosecution, as well as a limitation on the damages that may be recovered by.

Leniency programs have been used quite successfully around the world to battle cartels. The same holds true in Korea. Since its introduction inKorea’s leniency program has become the most important and effective means of cartel discovery.

Korea’s leniency program was updated in which improved predictability and reliability. From to. The Bureau administers robust immunity and leniency programmes, both of which were recently updated, which allow corporate and individual applicants party to a criminal offence to seek either immunity from prosecution or leniency in return for their cooperation.

30 Immunity and leniency are available for all cartel offences, as well as for. Applications for leniency and no-action in cartel cases Ref: OFT PDF, MB, pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.

Waller contrasts antitrust’s arguable over-reliance on leniency with securities fraud and organized crime cases which maintain effective investigation and prosecution without the controversial features of leniency in the antitrust area. Part II focuses on Laura Guttoso’s contributions to the field of antitrust leniency programs and their.

Leniency, Plea Bargaining and Settlement in Cartel Investigations in the United States and Europe Executive Summary Pdf enforcement has been on the rise for at least the last fifteen years. The competition authorities in the United States and Europe have prosecuted numerous cartels in a wide variety of industries, collected.Cartel leniency in Australia: overviewby Michele Laidlaw and Download pdf Croser, Johnson Winter & Slattery Related Content Law stated as at 01 Feb • AustraliaA Q&A guide to cartel leniency law in Q&A is part of the global guide to cartel leniency.

Areas covered include an overview of leniency and immunity, the applicable procedure, relevant regulatory authorities. This is the inaugural edition of The Cartels and Ebook Review. We hope that you will find it a useful resource. Ebook views expressed in this book are those of the authors and not those of their firms, the editor or the publisher.

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