The US Congress creates a new protection for antitrust whistleblowers

Congress Creates New Protections for Antitrust Whistleblowers* Over a year after it was first passed by the Senate, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act finally became law in December 2020. The new law protects employees who report criminal antitrust violations such as price fixing or bid rigging from retaliation. The Act states that an employer may not “discharge, demote, suspend, threaten, harass, or in any other manner discriminate against” an employee, agent, contractor, or subcontractor who reports

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  • Bona Law (San Diego)

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Jon Cieslak, The US Congress creates a new protection for antitrust whistleblowers, 23 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 99390

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