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2012-2013 Call Series on Leniency

In 2012-2013, the Subgroup 1 of the ICN Cartel Working Group organized a call series on the topic of leniency.  The call series discussed fundamental questions, as well as problems, pitfalls and recurrent issues of leniency programs.  In total, over 40 member agencies participated in the series of calls.  The calls averaged more than 55 participants from nearly 20 member agencies and welcomed NGAs from 15 jurisdictions.

Call 1: Leniency Fundamentals

Leniency: Introduction, Terminology and History, Richard Whish, King's College

Obtaining the Leniency Benefit as the 2nd in: Case of Korea Fair Trade Commission, Jaeho Moon, Korea Fair Trade Commission

Leniency Procedure and the Role of the Applicant, Jaeho Moon, Korea Fair Trade Commission

The Impact of Criminal Sanctions and Private Rights of Action on Leniency Programs, Scott Hammond, United States Department of Justice

The Role of Markets in Leniency Programs, Scott Hammond, United States Department of Justice

 

Call 2: Leniency Considerations in Multi-Jurisdictional Investigations

Interrelations between Leniency Programmes and ECN Cooperation: The Italian Experience, Marlene Malpignano, Italian Competition Authority (AGCM)

Leniency Considerations in Multi-Jurisdictional Investigations, Kaori Yamada, Freshfields Bruckaus Deringer, Tokyo

Leniency Consideration in Multi-Jurisdictional Investigations, Mike Sullivan, Competition Bureau of Canada

Leniency for International Cartels, Carlos Ragazzo, CADE Brazil

 

Call 3: The Interaction between Leniency Programmes and Private Enforcement

Interaction between Leniency Programmes and Private Enforcement: New Developments in Germany, Michael Saller, Bundeskartellamt

The Interaction between Leniency Programs and Private Enforcement in Canada, Mark Katz, Davis Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Canada

The Interaction between Leniency Programs and Private Enforcement in Austria, Natalie Harsdorf, Austrian Competition Authority

 

Call 4: Application of Leniency Programmes to Individuals

Application of Leniency to Individuals in the UK, Stephen Blake, United Kingdom Office of Fair Trading

The Application of Leniency Policy on Individuals in South Africa, Tembinkosi Bonakele, Competition Commission of South Africa

Application to Individuals of the Dutch Leniency Programme, Kevin Hendricks, Dutch Competition Authority, (NMa)

 

Call 5: Problems, Pitfalls and Recurring Issues

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Call 6: Problems, Pitfalls and Recurring Issues

Cooperation between Agencies in Leniency Program, Katsutoshi Kataoka, Japan Fair Trade Commission

The Threshold for Granting Conditional Immunity: The European Commission Perspective, Kris Dekeyser, European Commission

Leniency Related Pitfalls and Challenges in a Criminal Enforcement System, Marcus Bezzi, Australia Competition and Consumer Commission

Leniency and International Cooperation, Rafael Coloma, Spanish Competition Authority (CNC)

 

Asia Pacific Friendly Calls

 

Call 1: Leniency Fundamentals: How to Design and Implement an Effective Leniency Program

Leniency Fundamentals - How to Design & Implement an Effective Leniency Program: The Case of Singapore, Harikumar Pillay, Competition Commission of Singapore

Using Leniency to Fight Hard Core Cartels: The Case of Taiwan, Ying-Ju Chen, Taiwan Fair Trade Commission

 

Call 2: Leniency Fundamentals: How to Design and Implement an Effective Leniency Program

Implementing an Effective Leniency Program, Pedro Lira, CADE Brazil

How to Design an Effective Leniency Program, Christopher Ries, United States Department of Justice

Colombian Leniency Program: 2009-2013, Susy Serrano, Colombian SIC

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