Having an Effective Antitrust Compliance Program Is More Important Than Ever* Over the past two decades, having robust compliance programs has become increasingly important across a wide range of enforcement matters. In addition to helping avoid violations before they start, having effective compliance programs in place can be critical when prosecutors are making charging or settlement determinations. Companies that maintain robust internal procedures also have more opportunities to self-report or take other proactive measures in response to illegal conduct by their employees. The advantages of having a comprehensive compliance program are especially acute in the antitrust arena, given the considerable benefits available under DOJ’s antitrust Leniency Program. Having effective
The US President signs into law the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act which seeks to protect whistleblowers in criminal antitrust cases
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