Cartel enforcement awareness

Unique materials and formats for raising cartel awareness

Comic Book: “Fixed” Manga – Competition Commission of Singapore

Comic Book: "Cartel da Limonada" – Brazilian Ministry of Justice

Website overview: Cartels and Bid Rigging, with cartel case examples: Cartel of travel agents and Construction bid rigging by electrical contractors (in Japanese) – Japan Fair Trade Commission

Corporate Trailer – Competition Commission of Singapore

Corporate Trailer (in Chinese) – Competition Commission of Singapore

Video: "Hold dig fra karteller" (Stay away from cartels) (in Danish) – Danish Competition and Consumer Authority

Movie Premier of “The Informant!” – Competition Commission of Singapore

Brochure: Cracking cartels: Ensuring fair competition – Taiwan Fair Trade Commission

Brochure: Cracking cartels: maintain fair competition – Taiwan Fair Trade Commission

Video: Message from ACCC Chairman Rod Sims and Message from Qantas CEO Alan Joyce on cartel enforcement – Australian Competition & Consumer Commission


Short format overview materials on anti-cartel enforcement

Cartels – Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Authorising and notifying cartel conduct – Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Anti-cartel enforcement (description in Albanian) – Albanian Competition Authority

Understanding the Cartel – Barbados Fair Trading Commission

Website overview: Price Fixing in Barbados – Barbados Fair Trading Commission

Présentation des pratiques restrictives de concurrence (in French) – Belgian Competition Authority

Description of prohibited agreements (in Bulgarian and English) – Bulgarian Commission on Protection of Competition

Conductas Anticompetitivas (in Spanish) – La Comisión para Promover la Competencia, Costa Rica

Signs of Cartel Agreements (in Danish) – Danish Competition and Consumer Authority

Hvad er en ulovlig aftale?” – Danish Competition and Consumer

Hvordan opdager man overtrædelser?” (How do you detect contraventions?) – Danish Competition and Consumer

Anti-competitive agreements – European Commission, DG Competition

Website overview: Delivering for consumers – European Commission, DG Competition

Website overview: How does the Commission apply competition policy? (EU competition cases by product) – European Commission, DG Competition

Cartels (description and examples) – Finnish Competition Authority

Website overview: What is a cartel? – The Gambia Competition Commission

Article: El cártel de las vitaminas – La Comisión para la Defensa y Promoción de la Competencia (CDPC), Honduras

Collusion (also in Icelandic) – Icelandic Competition Authority 

Advocacy booklet: Provisions Relating to Cartels – Competition Commission of India

Presentations: Anti-Competitive Agreements, Anti-Competitive Agreements & Abuse of Dominance, Anti-Competitive Agreements, Anti-Competitive Agreements, Competition Law and Policy in India (cartels 14-24) – Competition Commission of India

What is a cartel? – Irish Competition and Consumer Commission

Agreements restricting competition – Italian Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato

Newsletter Article: Market Structure & Collusion: Cartels in Jamaica (at pages 8-9) – Jamaica Fair Trading Commission

Booklet: Illustrations (cartels and bid rigging) – Japan Fair Trade Commission

Anti-Competitive alliances – Competition Directorate, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Jordan

A Closer Look at the Competition Law (Prohibition of Collusion and Anti-competitive Practices on page 9) – Competition Directorate, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Jordan

Website overview: Anticartel (in Albanian) – Kosovo Competition Commission

Cartels, description (in Latvian) – Latvian Competition Council

How to recognize a cartel agreement (in Latvian) – Latvian Competition Council

What is a cartel? – Lithuanian Competition Council

Le droit de la concurrence au service des consommateurs (in French) – Autorités de Concurrence Luxembourgeoises

Public awareness leaflet – Competition Commission of Mauritius

Prácticas Monopólicas Absolutas (in Spanish) – Mexican Comisión Federal de Competencia

Website overview: Anti-cartel enforcement – Netherlands Competition Authority

Website overview: Price Fixing – Independent Consumer & Competition Commission, Papua New Guinea

Brochure: Understanding Price Fixing, a prohibited trade practice – Independent Consumer & Competition Commission, Papua New Guinea

Website overview: What are cartels/O que são cartéis (in Portuguese) – Portuguese Competition Authority

Website overview: How to fight cartels/Como se combatem cartéis (in Portuguese) – Portuguese Competition Authority

What are cartels? (in Romanian) – Romania Competition Council

Protect Your Business. Know the Dos and Don'ts of the Competition Act – Competition Commission of Singapore

Cartels and the Competition Act – A guide for Consumers and businesses – Competition Commission of Singapore

The Swedish Competition Rules – and introduction, Prohibition against anti-competitive cooperation (pages 4-5) – Swedish Competition Authority

Competition Act and cartels – UK CMA

Antitrust Enforcement and the Consumer – U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division

Price Fixing, Bid Rigging, and Market Allocation Schemes: What They Are and What to Look For – U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division


Detailed materials on anti-cartel enforcement, including guidelines and manuals

Case Studies: Read about cartels the ACCC has investigated – Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Manual: Aprendamos sobre Competencia Capítulo 3 "Prácticas anticompetitivas" (in Spanish) – Superintendencia de Competencia de El Salvador

Effective cartel prosecution – German Bundeskartellamt

Guide to Competition Law and Policy for Consumers (cartels at 6-8) – Irish Competition Authority

Policy on Criminal Accusation and Compulsory Investigation of Criminal Cases Regarding Antimonopoly Violations – Japan Fair Trade Commission

Competition Law Guidelines: Cartels – Jersey Competition Regulatory Authority

Guidelines for Cartel Review – Korea Fair Trade Commission

Guidelines on Collusive Agreements – Competition Commission of Mauritius

Cartel prohibition/Kartelverbod (in Dutch) – Netherlands Competition Authority

Powers of investigation: Understanding competition law – UK Office of Fair Trading

Guidance: Powers for investigating criminal cartels – UK Office of Fair Trading

An Antitrust Primer for Federal Law Enforcement Personnel  – U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division


Articles, Interviews and Speeches

Presentation: Hardcore Cartels Within The Scope of The Egyptian Competition Law (The Cement Case) – Egyptian Competition Authority

Article – The Oil Cartel in Iceland – Icelandic Competition Authority

Interview on Cartel Enforcement  (in Russian) – Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service

The Fight Against Cartels in Russia (in Russian) – Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service

Article – Fighting Cartel Collusion (in Croatian) – Croatian Competition Agency

Article – Cartels – a form of prohibited agreements according to the competition law (in Croatian) – Croatian Competition Agency

Article – Cartels – prohibited agreements in the EU competition law (in Croatian) – Croatian Competition Agency

Paper: Fighting Hard Core Cartels – Jamaica Fair Trading Commission

Speech: The appropriate balance between corporate and individual sanctions and business education in incentivising compliance with competition law – UK Office of Fair Trading


Materials & guidance on fines

The Guidelines on the setting of fines – German Bundeskartellamt

Guidelines of the Office for the Protection of Competition on the method of setting fines – Czech Office for the Protection of Competition

Regulation on Fines – Turkish Competition Authority

OFT’s guidance as to the appropriate amount of a penalty – UK Office of Fair Trading


 

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