DOJ Narrows Paths to Immunity for Antitrust Crimes


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January 19, 2017 – The article, "DOJ Narrows Paths to Immunity for Antitrust Crimes," was published in Law360.

On Tuesday, one of the final days of the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division released a revised version of its “Frequently Asked Questions About the Antitrust Division’s Leniency Program.”[1] The FAQs are the most important and comprehensive published resource for prospective applicants who are considering whether to approach the Antitrust Division and apply for immunity from criminal prosecution for antitrust crimes under its corporate leniency policy or individual leniency policy. The revised FAQs represent the Antitrust Division’s first formal and comprehensive guidance on the leniency program since 2008.

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