Criminalization of Cartels under UK Law

United Kingdom Law criminalizes behavior that is a breach of antitrust law and competitive practices. Cartel agreements will not only be liable for civil but also criminal remedies including imprisonment and/or fines under the Enterprise Act of 2002.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What are possible defenses to this offense that can be argued?
What are the jurisdictional limitations of the criminalization of cartels actions that can be brought?
What if a subsidiary of a parent company is involved in an undertaking, will the parent company be included as being involved?


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