Expanding Reach Of Sherman Act Draws Criticism

Law360, New York (February 20, 2013, 12:34 PM EST) -- A major development in antitrust law over the last 25 years has been the adoption and increased enforcement of antitrust laws by jurisdictions around the world, and particularly the prosecution of international price-fixing cartels. While cartel enforcement was once pursued almost solely by U.S. regulators and in U.S. courts, today any large-scale cartel activity typically attracts the attention of regulators from several countries. For example, a cartel in the vitamins market led to enforcement actions by authorities in the U.S., Canada, the EU, Korea, Australia, Brazil...
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