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Apr 06, 2014

DOJ Scores First Antitrust Extradition: More to Come?

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With Friday’s announcement of the first-ever extradition of a foreign executive on criminal antitrust charges to the United States, the U.S. Department of Justice has won a major victory in its effort to prosecute and deter international cartels. Combined with the increased international trend towards criminalization of cartel activity, Friday’s extradition announcement represents a significant cautionary precedent for corporations and individuals alike.

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