The Slovak Competition Authority proposes the introduction of a new section in the Act on Protection of Economic Competition law giving natural persons a financial incentive for whistleblowing

Slovakia: Cash Incentives to Whistleblowers?* At the end of 2012 the Slovak Antimonopoly Office presented its future plans for public discussion. Various aspects such as the announced prioritisation of antitrust enforcement, the incentives for settlement of antitrust cases, the establishment of a division of Chief Economist, the introduction of the leniency program into law, are all fully in line with international practice in antitrust law. One aspect, however, is quite interesting should it lead to a region wide development: the introduction of incentives to be paid to whistleblowers. A new section, Section § 38f, is proposed to be introduced

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Arthur Braun, The Slovak Competition Authority proposes the introduction of a new section in the Act on Protection of Economic Competition law giving natural persons a financial incentive for whistleblowing, 30 November 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin Commitment Decisions, Art. N° 54878

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