Does prison work for cartelists? --The view from behind bars

Allison, Bryan; O'Kane, Michel
June 2011
Antitrust Bulletin;Summer2011, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p483
Academic Journal
An interview with British corporate executive and accused cartelist Bryan Allison is presented. The interview investigates the efficacy of imprisonment in deterring cartel formation. Allison first describes his arrest in Houston, Texas. He comments on the aggressiveness of U.S. antitrust legislation, and explains his lack of knowledge concerning immunity for those who report on cartels. Allison also opines that imprisonment will act as a strong deterrent to cartel formation.


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