The Competition Bureau and the Public prosecution service of Canada revise immunity and leniency programs

Competition Bureau’s new “disclosure first” immunity and leniency programs take effect* Antitrust and competition On September 27 the Competition Bureau (the Bureau) and the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) launchedhttps://www.canada.ca/en/competitio...revised immunity and leniency programs in relation to investigating and prosecuting criminal offences under the Competition Act. The primary change is that prospective immunity and leniency applicants must fully disclose the facts and evidence relating to the violation, including documentary production and recorded witness testimony, before final immunity or leniency is granted. Background and motivation The immunity and leniency programs are intended to protect and incentivise whistleblowers – companies or individuals who

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  • Norton Rose Fulbright (Toronto)

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Danny Urquhart, The Competition Bureau and the Public prosecution service of Canada revise immunity and leniency programs, 27 September 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin September 2018, Art. N° 89986

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