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Why Acpera isn’t Working and How to Fix it

BY | January 21, 2019

By John M. Taladay –  The uncertainty surrounding ACPERA’s benefits have limited its impact. The statute is ineffective before trial, when the vast majority of antitrust civil matters are resolved.…

By John M. Taladay – 

The uncertainty surrounding ACPERA’s benefits have limited its impact. The statute is ineffective before trial, when the vast majority of antitrust civil matters are resolved. If the leniency program and ACPERA are to continue to be effective tools in cartel enforcement, an amendment to the ACPERA statute is necessary. Creating a rebuttable presumption of cooperation would correct the current ambiguities in the statute that have reduced its potential impact. Bo

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