CASE COMMENTS: EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW – USA – CRIMINAL ANTITRUST – BID-RIGGING – PER SE RULE

United States: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denies a challenge to the use of the per se rule in a criminal antitrust case (USA / Javier Sanchez)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Inexistent at the level of the European Union and very little used in France, criminal antitrust law seems to be ignored on the old continent. This is not the case in the United States. On the contrary, it enjoys a remarkable influence on the other side of the Atlantic. For several decades now, the courts - with the support of the Supreme Court - have been building up a body of case law that facilitates the criminal conviction of company managers who engage in practices prohibited by the Sherman Act. Apparently since the Socony-Vacuum decision (United States v. Socony-Vacuum, 310 U.S. 150 (1940)), the Supreme Court has authorized the application of the per

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Walid Chaiehloudj, United States: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denies a challenge to the use of the per se rule in a criminal antitrust case (USA / Javier Sanchez), 25 January 2019, Concurrences N° 2-2019, Art. N° 90538, pp. 206-208

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