The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of Cartels laws and regulations across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about legislation, conduct of cartel investigations, leniency, settlement, inter-agency cooperation, sanctions, private actions, the appeal process and practitioner points specific to that jurisdiction.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by William Turtle of Slaughter and May.

1st Edition | Published: April 2019

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Argentina

Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal

Australia

Gilbert + Tobin

Brazil

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

EU

Slaughter and May

India

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Israel

Yossi Levy & Co

Malaysia

Raja, Darryl & Loh

Mexico

Galicia Abogados

Norway

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

Romania

Leroy si Asociatii

Spain

Uría Menéndez

Sweden

Hammarskiöld & Co AB

Turkey

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

UAE

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

United Kingdom

Slaughter and May

United States

McDermott Will & Emery LLP