The Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice publishes new policy that significantly enhances the importance of compliance programs

THE LATEST: NEW DOJ ANTITRUST DIVISION POLICY MAKES COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS MORE CRITICAL THAN EVER* What Happened: Last week, the Antitrust Division reported that it has changed its Justice Manual to state that it will consider antitrust compliance at the charging stage in criminal antitrust investigations, instead of waiting for plea negotiation or the sentencing stage. Previously, the Antitrust Division had granted leniency only to the first whistleblower to come completely clean. Under the

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  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
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Stefan M. Meisner, Nicole L. Castle, Paul M. Thompson, The Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice publishes new policy that significantly enhances the importance of compliance programs, 11 July 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2019, Art. N° 91138

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