Impact of Cartel Enforcement on Compliance in the Chemical Industry

De Stefano, Gianni and Stephan, Andreas ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9839-7338 (2022) Impact of Cartel Enforcement on Compliance in the Chemical Industry. Journal of Antitrust Enforcement. ISSN 2050-0688 (In Press)

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Abstract

This paper examines the relationship between EU cartel enforcement in the chemical industry in the period 1997-2010 and compliance measures announced in the Annual Reports of the undertakings involved. It goes on to focus on Akzo Nobel NV’s unique use of an internal amnesty programme, and the level of compliance in the industry following this period of enforcement. Its findings suggest cartel enforcement may have prompted significant investment in compliance measures, with some evidence of those measures resulting in earlier reporting in return for leniency.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: antitrust,compliance,enforcement,cartels,chemicals,4* ,/dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/REFrank/4_
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Law
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2022 16:32
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2022 16:32
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/89172
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