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Jonathan Kanter testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing to be Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

‘Promptness’ Now a Key Requirement in DOJ Cartel Leniency Program

Did you just discover that you’re potentially part of a criminal antitrust cartel and want to report that information to the government? You better hurry.