15 USC 7a-2: Rights, authorities, and liabilities not affected
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15 USC 7a-2: Rights, authorities, and liabilities not affected Text contains those laws in effect on June 23, 2024
From Title 15-COMMERCE AND TRADECHAPTER 1-MONOPOLIES AND COMBINATIONS IN RESTRAINT OF TRADE

§7a–2. Rights, authorities, and liabilities not affected

Nothing in sections 7a to 7a–3 of this title shall be construed to-

(1) affect the rights of the Antitrust Division to seek a stay or protective order in a civil action based on conduct covered by an antitrust leniency agreement to prevent the cooperation described in section 7a–1(b) of this title from impairing or impeding the investigation or prosecution by the Antitrust Division of conduct covered by the agreement;

(2) create any right to challenge any decision by the Antitrust Division with respect to an antitrust leniency agreement; or

(3) affect, in any way, the joint and several liability of any party to a civil action described in section 7a–1(a) of this title, other than that of the antitrust leniency applicant and cooperating individuals as provided in section 7a–1(a) of this title.

( Pub. L. 108–237, title II, §214, June 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 667 ; Pub. L. 111–190, §4, June 9, 2010, 124 Stat. 1276 .)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

Sections 7a to 7a–3 of this title, referred to in text, was in the original "this subtitle", meaning subtitle A (§§211–216) of title II of Pub. L. 108–237, June 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 666 , which enacted this section and sections 7a, 7a–1, and 7a–3 of this title, amended sections 1, 2, and 3 of this title, and enacted provisions formerly set out in a note under section 1 of this title. For complete classification of subtitle A to the Code, see Tables.

Codification

Section was formerly set out in a note under section 1 of this title, prior to transfer to this section upon repeal of sunset provision.

Amendments

2010-Par. (1). Pub. L. 111–190, §4(1), made technical amendment to reference in original act which appears in text as reference to section 7a–1(b) of this title.

Par. (3). Pub. L. 111–190, §4(2), made technical amendment to references in original act which appear in two places in text as references to section 7a–1(a) of this title.