OFT Dairy Price-Fixing Case Leaves Sour Taste for Cooperating Parties in Settlements
University of East Anglia (UEA) - Centre for Competition Policy
European Competition Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 11, pp. 14-16, 2010
The UK's Office of Fair Trading (OFT) was forced to scale down its investigation into dairy price fixing due to a lack of evidence, after most of the parties under investigation had agreed to settle their liability and pay fines. This paper discusses implications for cartel enforcement and the use of settlements.
Keywords: Antitrust, Cartels, Direct Settlement
Date posted: June 17, 2011