Global antitrust enforcement: 2014 (mid-year) cartel report

The mid-year trends in global antitrust enforcement paint a daunting picture for businesses currently caught in the crosshairs of a cartel investigation.

The insatiable appetite of mature regimes for ever-increasing fines continues unabated, with the US, the EU, Brazil, South Korea, Japan and Australia on pace to surpass their 2013 fine levels, and overall global cartel enforcement totals on pace to hit record levels for 2014.

There is also little end in sight for the growing number of authorities looking to punish international cartel conduct, with new regimes such as China, Singapore and Russia joining the long list of authorities seeking to prosecute cartel conduct occurring beyond their borders…

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