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What is an Antitrust Compliance Program?

Posted by admin - February 20, 2013 - Uncategorized
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Joe Murphy recently posted a paper evaluating the current state of antitrust compliance programs.  The paper can be read here. He notes a number of elements that should be required of these programs and highlights the essential foundation of a strong, effective program. The paper continues and discusses several deficiencies that are seen too often […]

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Quick Response

Posted by admin - January 18, 2013 - Uncategorized
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Joe Murphy recently critiqued an article written by Wouter P.J. Wils. The article, “Antitrust Compliance Programmes & Optimal Antitrust Enforcement,” forthcoming 1 Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (Apr. 2013), represents the most comprehensive effort yet to defend the absolute position taken by the EU’s competition law enforcement authority, DG Comp, that under no circumstances will it […]

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Evaluating compliance programs

Posted by admin - January 2, 2013 - Uncategorized
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The November/December 2012 issue of SCCE’s magazine, Compliance & Ethics Professional, had a very interesting interview with Michael Volkov, a former federal prosecutor.  The interview included discussion of his experience in dealing with compliance programs; those who say assessing programs is impossible should talk with someone who has actually done this, such as Mr. Volkov. First, […]

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A Significant Mission

Posted by admin - June 27, 2012 - Uncategorized
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The Antitrust and Competition Law Compliance Discussion Group is a group of people who share an interest in the development of effective anti-cartel compliance programs as a means to prevent and detect cartel behavior.  They also share an interest in the role of government in promoting such programs.

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