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E.U.: Revisions to Model Leniency Programme

 |  December 7, 2012

European antitrust authorities have recently revised its Model Leniency Programme, the policy that allows those participating in a cartel to win immunity by handing over evidence of the cartel that would stop its existence. The MLP was last revised in 2006; currently, all Member States of the European Union, except Malta, have leniency programs. The revisions pertain to those who are applying for leniency in cases involving more than three Member States, and will now require applicants to fill out a checklist that provides information on territories and products involved in the cartel.

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