GCR 100 - 17th Edition

GCR 100 Rankings: Cartels

10 January 2017

1 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 2 Gibson Dunn & Crutcher 3 Allen & Overy 4 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 5 Baker & McKenzie 6 Latham & Watkins 7 Covington & Burling 8 Hogan Lovells 9 Norton Rose Fulbright 10 Jones Day Cartels are a secret. Not just the alleged collusion among rivals, which violates most countries’ competition statutes and can incur criminal sanctions. The existence of an investigation into particular product, or the identity of the companies involved, can go on for years without enforcers publicly acknowledging them. A company or individual who escapes the investigation without ever being charged may never admit to having been under scrutiny in the first place.