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William J. Baer

Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division

William J. Baer was sworn in as Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division on January 3, 2013. Swearing-In Ceremony

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Recent Antitrust Case Filings

U.S. and Plaintiff States v. Amex, et al.

October 9, 2014

Closing Statement | Trial Exhibits | Opening Statement | Pre-Trial Memorandum

U.S. v. NGK Spark Plug Co.

October 8, 2014

U.S. v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., et al.

October 2, 2014

U.S. and State of Texas v. Martin Marietta and Texas Industries

September 30, 2014

U.S. v. Apple, et al.

September 18, 2014

Opinion & Order

U.S. v. NGK Spark Plug Co.

August 19, 2014

U.S. v. Shingo Okuda

July 31, 2014

Motorola v. AU Optronics Corp., et al.

June 27, 2014

U.S. v. Bazaarvoice

May 8, 2014

Trial Exhibits | Opening Statement | Closing Statement | Rebuttal

U.S. v. Bridgestone Corporation

April 30, 2014

U.S. and Plaintiff States v. US Airways and American

April 25, 2014

Final Judgment | Memorandum Opinion

Recent Speeches

International Antitrust Enforcement: Progress Made; Work to Be Done

September 12, 2014

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery at the 41st Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy, delivered by Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer

Prosecuting Antitrust Crimes

September 10, 2014

Remarks as Prepared for the Georgetown University Law Center Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium, delivered by Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer

Recent Consent Decree Review

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers/Broadcast Music, Inc.

August 15, 2014

Recent Press Releases

Two Former Rabobank Traders Indicted for Alleged Manipulation of U.S. Dollar, Yen LIBOR Interest Rates

October 16, 2014

Six Individuals Now Charged in Rabobank LIBOR Investigation

Former Executive of Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices

October 16, 2014

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

October 3, 2014

Investigations Have Yielded 47 Plea Agreements to Date

Department of Justice Will Not Challenge Proposed Cyber Intelligence Data-Sharing Platform

October 3, 2014

Business Review Letter

Flakeboard Abandons Its Proposed Acquisition of SierraPine

October 1, 2014

Decision to Abandon Deal Preserves Competition in the MDF Industry

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

September 29, 2014

Company Agrees to Pay $26 Million Criminal Fine

Japanese Company Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Ocean Shipping Services for Cars and Trucks

September 26, 2014

Company Agrees to Pay $67.7 Million Criminal Fine

Seven Mitsubishi Electric Corp. and Hitachi Automotive Supply Ltd. Executives Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices

September 18, 2014

Two Executives Also Charged with Obstruction of Justice

Justice Department Requires Divestiture in Tyson Foods Inc. Acquisition of The Hillshire Brands Company

August 27, 2014

Divestiture Will Preserve Competition in the Market for the Purchase of Sows from Farmers

Microsoft Case Filings

Joint Status Report on Microsoft’s Compliance with the Final Judgments

April 22, 2011

Second Modified Final Judgment

April 22, 2009

Opinion

June 28, 2001

All Microsoft Case Filings

 

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