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Synonyms for cartel

a combination of businesses closely interconnected for common profit

a group of individuals united in a common cause

an association, especially of nations for a common cause

Synonyms for cartel

a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service

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NEW YORK, July 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Winslow, the acclaimed author of The Cartel, which hit the New York Times bestseller list on Wednesday, says that the U.
For example, in 2005, OFAC identified nine companies linked to the Arriola Marquez brothers, traffickers with connections to Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera, and the Carrillo Fuentes family of the Juarez Cartel.
Mr Sims said This issue is also important in the context of the Harper Review Panel s recommendation that cartel provisions should only apply to cartel conduct affecting goods or services supplied or acquired in Australian markets.
Many of components of the work are highly informative and provide great insights into the relationships and animosities of the cartels to the Mexican government under the various administrations--both PRI and PAN--and to each other.
The government sent in its forces, vowing Monday to reassert order, after violent days of repeated clashes between the Knights Templar cartel and vigilantes who were advancing, town by town, on the cartel's stronghold in the farming hub of Apatzingan.
Cartels are a sophisticated form of corporate crime because they, like other conspiracies, inherently require coordination across multiple firms, as the air cargo cartel example illustrates.
The area near the border between Jalisco and Michoacan is the site of a fierce turf war between The Knights Templar and New Generation cartels.
THIS is the world's youngest and most ruthless drug cartel enforcer who police claim has murdered 79 victims.
A federal jury in Texas convicted the brother of two alleged leaders of Mexico's Los Zetas drug cartel of setting up a racehorse enterprise to launder millions of dollars in illicit profits, authorities said on Thursday.
Despite the violence, the Juarez cartel failed to crush their Sinaloa rivals, who are suspected of feeding information on their enemies to the US Drug Enforcement Agency.
The Japan Fair Trade Commission on Thursday searched some 10 shipping companies over their alleged cartel to coordinate fare hikes for transporting vehicles and other exports.
Soon after the coming into force of changes to the criminal provisions in the Competition Act, the commissioner of competition signalled that cartel enforcement would start to reflect a new mindset, one that treats cartels as truly criminal.
Today, cooperation across borders, especially between the European Union and United States, is necessary to effectively combat cartels.
US FEDERAL agents investigating the money-laundering activities of Mexican drug cartels have arrested a major racehorse owner, Jose Trevino Morales, the brother of a man suspected of being one of the leaders of a notorious drug-trafficking cartel.
It is the first ever leniency provided by the commission with an aim to break cartels and promote competitive market practices in the country", Chairperson of the commission Ms.