Cartel Leniency Global Guide

Global insight from leading lawyers in comparative guides to the law worldwide

The Cartel Leniency Global Guide provides practical analysis of topical cross-border issues and country-specific Q&A guides on cartel leniency law and practice worldwide. The Q&A guide aims to give a structured overview of the key practical issues including, for example, the applicable laws on leniency programmes, conditions to be satisfied when making a leniency application, the scope of leniency and circumstances when leniency may be withdrawn.

This Global guide to cartel leniency is part of the Competition and Cartel Leniency Global Guide. For a full list of jurisdictional Competition Q&As visit the Competition Global Guide.

Q&A Contributing firm
Argentina Mitrani Caballero Ojam & Ruiz Moreno
Australia Johnson Winter & Slattery
Brazil Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados
Canada Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
China King & Wood Mallesons
Colombia Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas Abogados
EU Hogan Lovells
France Linklaters
Germany Kümmerlein, Simon & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB
Greece Law Offices Papaconstantinou
Hong Kong Herbert Smith Freehills
Iceland LEX law office
India Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co
Indonesia Makarim & Taira S.
Ireland Arthur Cox
Italy Crowe Horwath – Studio Associato Servizi Professionali Integrati
Japan Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune
Mexico Santamarina and Steta
The Netherlands Clifford Chance
Russian Federation Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited
Singapore Allen & Gledhill LLP
Slovenia Kavčič, Rogl in Bračun, o.p., d.o.o.
South Africa Nortons Incorporated
South Korea Yoon & Yang LLC
Switzerland Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd
Turkey ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
Ukraine Asters
UK (England and Wales) Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Members Job title and Organisation
Kevin Arquit Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Joanne Averiss Vice President Law Europe, PepsiCo International
Oliver Borgers Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Tod Cohen Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, eBay Inc.
Martin Coleman Partner, Head of Antitrust, Competition and Regulatory, Norton Rose LLP
Michael Han Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Nancy Hawkins Head of Practical Law Antitrust
Dave Poddar Partner, Clifford Chance
Anne Riley Associate General Counsel Antitrust, Shell International Limited


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