Australia Cracks Down On Cartels

Law360, New York (May 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As part of Australia’s crackdown on cartels, the country says it will amend its immunity policy to give more protection to whistleblowers in antitrust investigations, according to comments made late last week by Attorney General Philip Ruddock.

Australian antitrust officials say the changes, which are part of joint immunity arrangements being developed by the Commonwealth DPP and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, will help ensure that investigations of criminal cartels are more effective and will bring cartel prosecution into line with international best practices....
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