Belgium Unveils New Leniency Guidelines

Law360, New York (October 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Belgium has revealed a new set of guidelines for its leniency program, hoping to better employ the competition tool that has enabled U.S., EU and Asian antitrust authorities to unravel some of the world’s most notorious cartels.

On Monday, Belgium published a revamped version of its 2004 leniency initiative in the Belgium State Gazette, indicating a desire to keep up with the strides and various refinements that have been made to such programs over the years, the Global Competition Review reported.

"We wanted to modernize our...
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