The UK Competition Authority launches a criminal investigation in the agricultural sector in order to promote the Enterprise Act

I. Legal background The UK criminalized competition law in 2002 by adopting the Enterprise Act, which came into force in June 2003. It set up a whole new framework to prosecute, on a criminal basis, the individuals responsible for the establishment and implementation of a hard-core cartel: the cartel offence [1]. The key element of the offence is the dishonesty of the individual: as such, there is

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Marie-Charlotte Rouzier, The UK Competition Authority launches a criminal investigation in the agricultural sector in order to promote the Enterprise Act, 20 April 2010, e-Competitions April 2010, Art. N° 34779

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