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Now is the Time for all Good Companies to Implement An Effective Antitrust Compliance Program

Now is a good time for corporations to examine whether their compliance programs are effective and make necessary changes. Recently, the United States Sentencing Commission stressed the importance of corporate legal compliance programs in implementing a new guideline for what constitutes an "effective compliance and ethics program."  This alert discusses implications of this new guideline and the composition of such a program.