United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division


United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division

The United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division is responsible for enforcing the antitrust laws of the United States. It shares jurisdiction over civil antitrust cases with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and often works jointly with the FTC to provide regulatory guidance to businesses. However, the Antitrust Division also has the power to file criminal cases against willful violators of the antitrust laws. The Antitrust Division also works with competition regulators in other countries.

External links

* [http://www.usdoj.gov/atr/ Official homepage of the Antitrust Division]
* [http://www.usdoj.gov/atr/overview.html Overview of the Department]


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