Legislation Note: The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 and the Cartel Immunity Programme 2015
Commercial Law Practitioner 2015, 7, 178-181
5 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Date Written: August 24, 2015
This article seeks to explore whether the Irish Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the “2014 Act”), which has come to be known as the Whistle-blowers' Charter, holds any lessons which may inform future reforms of the immunity programme used to encourage self-reporting of information on certain potential breaches of the Irish Competition Act 2002, as amended (the “2002 Act”).
Keywords: Cartels; Comparative law; Immunity from prosecution; Ireland; Protected disclosures
JEL Classification: K14, K21
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