Tagged: antitrust enforcement

Antitrust Division Continues to Wrestle with Credit for Pre-Enforcement Compliance Programs

The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division maintains a robust criminal enforcement program fueled by the steady stream of leniency applicants.  Since the 1990s, the Antitrust Division has trumpeted a successful leniency program that has been followed by many other foreign enforcement agencies.  There is no question that the Antitrust Division’s leniency program has led to major prosecution and settlement successes. The Antitrust Division has used this...

Webinar Reminder — Global Antitrust Enforcement Risks and Compliance

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 12 noon EST Sign Up Here Global antitrust enforcement programs create significant risks for global companies. In the United States, criminal antitrust risks are significant for companies and individual officers and managers. Global companies can suffer fines, reputational damage and related collateral litigation. Compounding these risks is the mature international antitrust enforcement programs that increase financial and reputational risks. Global antitrust...

Chief Compliance Officers Have to Address Criminal Antitrust Risks (Part I of II)

We often read articles and blog postings about anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, export controls and sanctions compliance issues. The focus on these topics is justified. However, there is one glaring omission – antitrust compliance programs. There are a number of reasons for this omission. First, the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division has been slow to credit companies for their compliance programs. For many years, the Antitrust Division...