Joe was retained by the OECD Competition Committee to create a white paper for use in the multinational meeting held in Paris on June 29, 2011.  The paper, titled “Promoting Compliance with Competition Law: Do Compliance Programs Have a Role to Play,” examines the role compliance programs could play in the global fight against cartels, and lays out a route for governments to achieve this objective.  The report can be found on the OECD’s web site, at .



The “Fast Rat” Program

On November 8, 2011, in In the News, by Joe Murphy

On Monday, October 31, 2011, Joe published a comment on the Antitrust and Competition Policy blog, hosted by the distinguished professor and antitrust expert, Daniel Sokol. The post is a parody of the US Antitrust Division’s negative approach to compliance programs.  For a different perspective on the Division’s announced indifference to compliance programs and its reliance on its leniency program, read all about the newest development, the “FAST RAT” program, offered by The Devil’s Advocate, LLC. Here is the link to the blog: