*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – USA Supreme Court, order in pending case, August 21, 2006, Stolt-Nielsen S. A. v. United States, 548 U.S._(2006) This case raises a series of questions about the powers to grant and suspend clemency and its use in the extra-territorial context. On August 21, 2006, the United States Supreme Court issued an order in which it expressed its views for the first time on a leniency proceeding, which has been implemented exclusively by the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) since 1993. By an order rejecting an application for suspension of a decision by the Antitrust Division of the DOJ to withdraw the benefit of an amnesty under the
CASE COMMENT: INTERNATIONAL POLICY - INTERNATIONAL CARTEL - LENIENCY
International cartel: The U.S Supreme Court denies for the first time an application to prevent the DOJ from bringing charges against a person, after having granted him conditional immunity for leniency (Stolt-Nielsen)
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