The OECD holds a roundtable on competition and the use of markers in leniency programmes

Executive summary, by the Secretariat * From the background paper, the country contributions and the roundtable discussion on the Use of Markers in Leniency Programmes, the following points emerge: (1) There is a general consensus that leniency programmes play a crucial role in ensuring effective cartel enforcement by offering lenient treatment to companies and/or individuals that decide to disclose the existence of a cartel to the authorities and cooperate with the investigation. To increase the incentives for companies to come forward and cooperate, many jurisdictions have introduced marker systems in their leniency programmes. A marker allows applicants to reserve their place in the leniency queue for a limited time period, so that they can collect all the information needed to

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on competition and the use of markers in leniency programmes, 16 December 2014, e-Competitions December 2014, Art. N° 85576

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