What Can We Learn From The Adm Global Price Conspiracies?
AbstractADM was at the center of two large global price-fixig conspiracies. Buyers were overcharged $116 to $378 million in the United States. Market structure and corporate management style facilitated these cartels. The criminal prosecutions and defendants' legal strategies were both laudatory, but civil plaintiffs were short-changed. ADM has undergone severe management restructuring, but the effectiveness of apprehending global cartels with national legal enforcement is questionable.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics in its series Working Papers with number 98-14.
Length: 49 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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Price fixing; global cartel; antitrust; citric acid; market structure; structural change; lysine; international trade; Archer Daniels Midland Co.; welfare analysis;
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