The UK OFT proposes changes to Director Disqualification Guidelines

Overview On 18 August 2009, the OFT published a consultation draft of proposed changes to its guidance on director disqualification orders in competition law cases. The OFT Senior Director of Policy commented with release of the draft revised guidance that “we know that the prospect of being disqualified as a director is one of the most powerful deterrents to anti-competitive behaviour. Our proposals aim to increase the incentives on company directors to take responsibility for competition law compliance and tackle behaviour that harms competition”. According to the OFT, the proposals are designed to maximise the deterrent effect of competition disqualification orders (“CDO’s”) by expanding the circumstances in which CDO’s can be sought and, most controversially, to increase the

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Nicole Kar, The UK OFT proposes changes to Director Disqualification Guidelines, 6 août 2012, Bulletin e-Competitions August 2009, Art. N° 41282

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