First Successful Prosecution Under Australian Criminal Cartel Conduct Provisions

In brief: Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha has been fined $25 million in the first criminal cartel conduct prosecution commenced in Australia. The case provides the first guidance on how a court will determine penalties under the criminal cartel laws, including any discount available for 'cooperating' defendants. Partner Jacqueline Downes (view CV) and Senior Associate Lisa Lucak report.

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