Case has updated its statistical analysis of the European Commission’s prosecution of cartels. Our research report European Cartel Fines and Prosecutions 1996 to 2006 – An updated statistical analysis of fines under the 1998 Penalty Guidelines  examines the administrative fines imposed on price-fixers over the period 1998 to 2006 under the 1998 Penalty Guidelines. It examines in detail fines imposed in 46 fully reported decisions covering 63 cartels involving 355 firms under the guidelines, leniency programme, and adjusted by the European courts on appeal.  Additional analysis has been included on the structure of fines, recidivism, and the duration off the Commission’s investigation.

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