The US President signs legislation extending provisions of the ACPERA thus allowing successful leniency applicants to avoid treble damages

Obama Signs Legislation Extending Limitations On Civil Liability For Amnesty Applicants* On June 19, President Barack Obama signed legislation extending provisions of the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act of 2004 ("ACPERA") that allow successful amnesty applicants under the Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s corporate leniency program who provide "satisfactory cooperation" to private plaintiffs to avoid the treble damages and joint and several liability typically available in private antitrust

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  • Sheppard Mullin (San Francisco)

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Dylan I. Ballard, The US President signs legislation extending provisions of the ACPERA thus allowing successful leniency applicants to avoid treble damages, 19 June 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin US Private Enforcement, Art. N° 66445

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