How to survive a competition investigation

Author: Lizzie Meager | Published: 1 Dec 2015

Panellists at IFLR’s Competition law forum in London last month offered guidance for those being investigated for cartel behaviour, stressing the importance of including every aspect of the business.

And although the recommended course of action has in the past often been to be the first through the regulators’ door, panellists said to think carefully about such a move.

While this is more likely to qualify you for immunity, holding your hands up and confessing your part makes the task for damages claimants easier later on, explained...