My colleague, Beth Farmer has written an excellent analysis of the value of criminal penalties under competition or antitrust laws, "Real Crime: Criminal Competition Law" which she will present at the American Bar Association Criminal Law Section's Sixth Annual Fall Institute to be held in Washington D.C., Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2013.
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Professor Farmer’s research interests include U.S. and foreign antitrust and trade regulation law, issues of federalism, and comparative competition policy. She has served as a non-governmental adviser and rapporteur for the International Competition Network annual conferences in 2013 (Warsaw), 2011 (The Hague), 2010 (Istanbul) and 2009 (Zurich) and is currently working the Curriculum project on preparing on-line training programs for competition agency lawyers that address investigative techniques, substantive analysis as well as agency prioritization and strategic planning, project management techniques and project evaluation. has written an excellent analysis of the current Chinese interim regulations on standards for simple mergers.
I have included portions of Part IV. The entire essay may be downloaded through the Social Science Research Network website.