The UK OFT publishes a survey research suggesting increased awareness of competition in the construction industry

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Does a High Profile Cartel Investigation Reduce Bid-Rigging?* The OFT have published survey research suggesting greater awareness of competition laws in the construction industry following enforcement, but not the sea change we would hope to observe in an industry recently subject to significant cartel fines. The OFT imposed fines totalling almost £130 million in 2009, on 103 construction firms found to have been involved in bid-rigging and cover pricing. The OFT had commissioned a study to be

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Andreas Stephan, The UK OFT publishes a survey research suggesting increased awareness of competition in the construction industry, 4 June 2010, e-Competitions June 2010, Art. N° 39552

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