The Pakistani Competition Authority grants immunity upon a leniency application that facilitated the breakage of a cartel in the switchgear and distribution transformer market (Siemens)

On April 3 the Competition Commission of Pakistan published a landmark decision imposing fines to members participating on a switchgear and transformer distribution market cartel, upon a leniency application submitted by Siemens. The decision represents a stepping-stone within the Pakistani competition policy framework since it is the first cartel decision where an applicant, Siemens, has benefitted from total immunity after cooperating with CCP to break the cartel. In 2011, the Pakistani subsidiary of Siemens Engineering Co Limited (Siemens) took

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  • Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) (Washington D.C.)

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Marianela López-Galdos, The Pakistani Competition Authority grants immunity upon a leniency application that facilitated the breakage of a cartel in the switchgear and distribution transformer market (Siemens), 3 April 2012, e-Competitions April 2012, Art. N° 45084

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