House Votes To Extend Antitrust Leniency Law

Law360, New York (May 25, 2010, 3:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to extend the Antitrust Criminal Penalties Enforcement and Reform Act of 2004, the law behind the U.S. government's leniency program for antitrust investigations and other antitrust issues, through 2015.

H.R. 5330, introduced May 18 by Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., and John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., passed by a 366-4 vote on Monday, after the House voted to suspend the rules and pass the bill without a committee vote.

The bill would push ACPERA's expiration date to June 22, 2015. It...
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