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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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Division News

Division Update Spring 2014

Recent Antitrust Case Filings

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

March 13, 2014

Response of U.S. to Public Comments

U.S. v. Apple, et al.

January 24, 2014

Opinion & Order | Remedy Documents

U.S. v. Bazaarvoice

January 8, 2014

Trial Exhibits | Opening Statement | Closing Statement | Rebuttal

U.S. v. Stan Kahan

August 21, 2013

U.S. v. Robert Williams

July 31, 2013

Recent Speeches

A Year in the Life of the Joint DOJ-PTO Policy Statement on Remedies for F/RAND Encumbered Standards-Essential Patents

March 25, 2014

Remarks as Prepared for the Global Competition Review GCR Live IP & Antitrust USA Conference, delivered by Deputy Assistant Attorney General Renata B. Hesse

Recent Press Releases

Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing and Bid Rigging on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 23, 2014

Georgia Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

April 17, 2014

Fourth Case Filed in Georgia Real Estate Foreclosure Auctions Investigation

Bridgestone Corp. Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 16, 2014

Executive Agrees to Serve 18 Months in a U.S. Prison

Three Bridgestone Corp. Executives Indicted for Roles in Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 15, 2014

Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission Issue Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing Cybersecurity Information

April 10, 2014

Sharing Cyber Threat Information Can Help Secure Nation’s Networks and Improve Efficiency; Properly Designed Sharing Not Likely to Raise Antitrust Concerns

Co-Owner of New Jersey Industrial Pipes Supply Company Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement in Connection with Superfund Investigation

April 4, 2014

First Ever Extradition on Antitrust Charge

April 4, 2014

Former Marine Hose Executive Extradited from Germany to Face Charges of Participating in Worldwide Bid-Rigging Conspiracy

Former Alabama Real Estate Investor Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud

March 31, 2014

Antitrust Division Announces New Streamlined Procedure for Parties Seeking to Modify or Terminate Old Settlements and Litigated Judgments

March 28, 2014

Procedure Will Lower Costs and Expedite Review for Parties

Antitrust Division Issues 2014 Edition of Its Annual Newsletter

March 26, 2014

U.S. and Canada Antitrust Agencies Issue Best Practices for Coordinating Merger Reviews

March 25, 2014

Builds Upon 1995 Cooperation Agreement Between the Two Countries

Two Real Estate Investors Convicted for Roles in Bid-Rigging Conspiracy in San Joaquin County, Calif. Real Estate Foreclosure Auctions

March 11, 2014

Two Northern California Real Estate Investors Charged with Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions

March 11, 2014

Investigation Has Yielded 46 Plea Agreements to Date

Microsoft Case Filings

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

April 22, 2011

Second Modified Final Judgment

April 22, 2009


June 28, 2001

All Microsoft Case Filings


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