Senate OKs More Time For ACPERA Damage Limits

Law360, New York (June 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a bill introduced in Congress by Rep. Henry Johnson, D-Ga., to push back by a year the expiration of the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act's limit on civil damages for antitrust defendants who step forward to help federal authorities bust cartels.

The Antitrust Criminal Enhancement Reform Act of 2009 sailed through the Senate on Wednesday, ratified without amendment by a unanimous consent vote. Having cleared the U.S. House of Representatives last week by a voice vote, the bill will...
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