Global Cartel Analysis

Stuck in the middle: the US struggles to prosecute senior executives

01 December 2016

When the DoJ issued the Yates memo, it put pressure on prosecutors to charge the most senior culpable executives accused of corporate crimes. At the DoJ’s antitrust division, that’s always been the mantra. Now, GCR has used data from Professor John Connor’s global cartel dataset to examine exactly what kind of employees the antitrust division has tended to charge with antitrust crimes. Ron Knox reports.