Scotland Revises Cartel Immunity Guidelines

Law360, New York (June 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading and the Crown Office of Scotland have issued revised guidelines regarding individuals who confess to participating in cartel activity in Scotland, providing greater clarity on the process of earning criminal immunity there, where procedures differ from the rest of the U.K.

The updated memorandum of understanding, released Wednesday, provides details on how the two agencies will coordinate with one another to grant immunity from criminal prosecution to individuals who confess to their involvement in cartel activity in Scotland and agree...
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