Guiding Principles in Setting Cartel Sanctions

Concurrences No 3-2019

16 Pages Posted: 6 Jan 2021

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Marcel Boyer

CIRANO, Université de Monréal

Anne Catherine Faye

Analysis Group, Inc.

Eric Gravel

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Rachidi Kotchoni

Université Paris Nanterre; African Development Bank

Date Written: September 1, 2019

Abstract

We discuss various theoretical and empirical hurdles that antitrust authorities and courts must overcome to determine appropriate cartel sanctions, namely regarding the probability of detection, cartel dynamics, cartel duration, and cartel overcharge.

Keywords: Cartels, Fines, Competition Policy, Antitrust

JEL Classification: K21, K42, L22, L40

Suggested Citation

Boyer, Marcel and Faye, Anne Catherine and Gravel, Eric and Kotchoni, Rachidi, Guiding Principles in Setting Cartel Sanctions (September 1, 2019). Concurrences No 3-2019, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3722811 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3722811

Marcel Boyer

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Anne Catherine Faye

Analysis Group, Inc. ( email )

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Eric Gravel

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Rachidi Kotchoni (Contact Author)

Université Paris Nanterre ( email )

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African Development Bank ( email )

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