Tagged: Antitrust Division evaluation of corporate compliance programs

Episode 111 — How to Design and Implement an Antitrust Compliance Program

In July 2019, the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division issued its Guidance for Evaluation of Compliance Programs.  Based on this comprehensive document, companies need to review and enhance their antitrust compliance programs to address risks of anti-competitive cartel activity, including price-fixing, bid-rigging, territorial and customer allocations. In this Episode, Mike Volkov reviews the elements of an antitrust compliance programs and provides practical advice for implementing an...

DOJ’s Antitrust Division Issues New Guidance for Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs (Part II of II)

DOJ’s Antitrust Division Issues New Guidance for Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs (Part II of II)

As part of its new corporate compliance credit program, the Justice Department’ Antitrust Division issued, for the first time in its history, guidance to assist prosecutors in the evaluation of compliance programs at the charging and sentencing stages of investigations.  (Here).  The Antitrust Division’s new guidance joins DOJ’s Criminal Division Guidance (Here) and the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control’s (OFAC) Framework for Sanctions...