This article, published in the ABA’s Cartel & Criminal Practice Committee Newsletter, analyzes the economic principles and trade-offs of Antitrust Compliance Programs (ATCPs). The authors look at three “big picture” questions: (1) how can ATCPs solve compliance problems within the firm? (2) How much should a firm invest into ATCPs? And (3) should the government encourage firms to establish ATCPs by granting fine reductions?
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Assessing umbrella pricing incentives
When collusive agreements involve a subset of firms in an industry, they may create the incentive and ability for firms that are not participants in the cartel...