Networks and Technology Enforcement Section
Industries and Commodities
The Networks and Technology Enforcement Section (NTES) is responsible for civil antitrust enforcement, competition advocacy, and competition policy in the areas of:
- Computer hardware and software
- High-technology component manufacturing
- Financial services
- Securities industries
- Professional associations
Federal and State Contacts
Financial services, securities, and other matters: NTES has developed ongoing relationships with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Reserve Board, Commodities Futures Trading Commission, Department of Commerce, and National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
Practice of law: NTES is actively involved in competition advocacy with state authorities issuing regulations relating to the practice of law.
Selected Cases and Investigations
U.S. v. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV and Grupo Modelo S.A.B. de C.V.
U.S. v. Bazaarvoice Inc.
U.S. v. eBay, Inc.
U.S. v. H&R Block, Inc., 2SS Holdings, Inc., and TA IX L.P.
U.S. v. Adobe Systems, Inc., Apple Inc., Google Inc., Intel Corporation, Intuit, Inc., and Pixar
James J. Tierney, Chief
Aaron Hoag, Assistant Chief
Suite 7100, Liberty Square Building
450 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530
Sections and Offices: Contains contact information for each section and field office.
Division Manual: Chapter 1, Organization and Functions of the Antitrust Division