ACPERA Sunset An Opportunity For Congress: Attys

Law360, New York (February 8, 2010, 6:00 PM EST) -- When the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act expires this June, Congress could take the opportunity to fill what attorneys say are nagging gaps in the law, clarifying what it means to cooperate in a civil case and bringing America's antitrust leniency program in line with those of other countries.

ACPERA, passed in 2004, limited civil damages for companies that applied to the U.S. Department of Justice's leniency program in private civil cases, if the companies could show that they cooperated satisfactorily with the plaintiffs...
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