UK Watchdog Solicits Input On Antitrust Guide

Law360, New York (August 20, 2010, 2:30 PM EDT) -- Britain's Office of Fair Trading is seeking comments on the agency's proposed new guide to antitrust investigations, which aims to increase transparency.

A draft of the guidance, published Friday, is intended to provide a clearer understanding of the OFT's processes, particularly the agency's prioritization of cases and its internal governance during investigations.

The 84-page guide seeks to shed light on every step of an investigation, including the agency's procedures when it receives a complaint; the OFT's official powers regarding searching premises; the limits of the OFT's...
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