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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.

March 23, 2015

Decision | Scheduling Order

U.S. and State of New York v. Twin America, LLC, et. al.

March 16, 2015

U.S. v. Garry Wan

February 11, 2015

U.S. v. Chung Li Cheng a/k/a "George Cheng"

February 11, 2015

U.S. v. Flakeboard, et al.

February 2, 2015

U.S. v. Bazaarvoice

December 2, 2014

Trial Exhibits | Opening Statement | Closing Statement | Rebuttal

U.S. v. Verso and NewPage

December 31, 2014

U.S. v. NCM, et al.

November 3, 2014

U.S. v. Apple, et al.

September 18, 2014

Opinion & Order

Motorola v. AU Optronics Corp., et al.

June 27, 2014

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

April 25, 2014

Final Judgment | Memorandum Opinion

Recent Speeches

Workshop on Examining Health Care Competition Opening Remarks

February 25, 2015

Remarks as Prepared for the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Workshop on Examining U.S. Health Care Competition by Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer in Washington, DC

Reflections on Elements of Effective Antitrust Enforcement

February 6, 2015

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery at the Global Competition Review Fourth Annual Antitrust Leaders Forum by Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer in Miami, Florida

Recent Press Releases

Fourth Ocean Shipping Executive Pleads Guilty to Price Fixing on Ocean Shipping Services for Cars and Trucks

March 26, 2015

Executive Sentenced to Serve 18 Months in U.S. Prison

Former U.K. Rabobank Trader Appears in U.S. Court to Face Libor Interest Rate Manipulation Charges

March 20, 2015

North Carolina Real Estate Investor Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud

March 20, 2015

Justice Department and New York Attorney General Secure Settlement with New York City Tour Bus Joint Venture

March 16, 2015

Settlement Remedies Harm to Competition in New York City Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour Market and Requires Defendants to Disgorge $7.5 Million in Illegal Profits

Justice Department Issues Statement on the Abandonment of the National CineMedia/Screenvision Merger

March 16, 2015

Decision to Terminate Deal Preserves Competition in Cinema Advertising and Preshow Services

Justice Department Requires Divestitures in Waste Management's Acquisition of Deffenbaugh Disposal

March 13, 2015

Divestitures Will Preserve Competition in Three Small Container Commercial Waste Service Markets

Parking Heater Company Pleads Guilty in Price-Fixing Scheme

March 12, 2015

Third Ocean Shipping Executive Pleads Guilty to Price Fixing on Ocean Shipping Services for Cars and Trucks

March 10, 2015

Executive Sentenced to Serve 15 Months in U.S. Prison

U.S. District Court Rules that American Express Violated Antitrust Laws

February 19, 2015

Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Announce Agenda for Public Workshop on Examining U.S. Health Care Competition

February 18, 2015

Department of Justice Will Not Challenge Standards-Setting Organization's Proposal to Update Patent Policy

February 2, 2015

Antitrust Division Announces Fiscal Year Total In Criminal Fines Collected

January 22, 2015

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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