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News September 20, 2023

GCR Americas Antitrust Review 2024

Partners David Higbee, Djordje Petkoski and associate Memmi Rasmussen authored the article “US DOJ tests new approaches to boost cartel enforcement revival efforts” in the Americas Antitrust Review 2024 published by Global Competition Review.

This chapter summarizes developments over the past year in the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division’s efforts to investigate and prosecute criminal cartel conduct. The article discusses the likely causes for record low fines and enforcement activity, as well as the Division’s efforts to expand the enforcement to new areas such as monopolization offences and to use digital tools such as artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithms in investigation. Finally, the article summarizes recent case developments, including the Division’s unsuccessful efforts to prosecute individuals accused of no-poach and related offences and successful prosecutions by the Procurement Collusion Strike Force.

Read the article in Americas Antitrust Review 2024


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