Series II Horizontal RestraintsModule II-1: Introduction to Cartels

This module includes the definition of a cartel, essential attributes of an effective anti-cartel program, deterrent sanctions, detection, leniency, investigational techniques, transparency, and awareness and outreach.

Year published: 2014


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As an aid to viewers, especially those whose first language is not English, transcripts are available for those who wish to follow along in written format.


Related ICN Work Product

Cartel Enforcement Building Blocks Report

2010 Trends and Developments in Cartel Enforcement

Links to Chapters in the ICN Anti-Cartel Enforcement Manual:

  • Drafting and Implementing an Effective Leniency Policy
  • Cartel Case Initiation
  • Investigative Strategy
  • Cartel Awareness, Outreach & Compliance
  • International Cooperation and Information Sharing

For more of the ICN’s anti-cartel enforcement work, see the Cartel Working Group’s homepage