UK Reforms: A New Era In Criminal Cartel Enforcement?
August 9, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT
Law360, New York (August 9, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT) -- On May 23, 2012, the United Kingdom Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable introduced the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to Parliament. The press release that accompanied publication of the bill described it as "a central element in the government’s aim for strong, sustainable and balanced growth, powered by investment, exports, technology and enterprise."
The bill aims to achieve this goal through changes to the law in a number of areas, including competition law. The 217-page bill also includes wide-ranging measures that seek to improve employment...