DOJ Gets Tougher On Criminal Antitrust Violators

Law360, New York (July 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a sign that federal regulators are stepping up antitrust enforcement, the U.S. Department of Justice has already imposed more than $950 million in criminal antitrust fines and handed down the longest jail sentence for a single antitrust charge so far this fiscal year, according to an update from Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

Gibson Dunn released its midyear criminal antitrust update on Monday that showed U.S. regulators are getting tougher on companies and individuals for breaking criminal antitrust laws by doling out dramatically higher fines...
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