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2013

December 17, 2013

"Mandatory Arbitration Requirements" - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General Leslie C. Overton before the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate

November 15, 2013

"Oversight of the Antitrust Enforcement Agencies" - Statement of Assistant Attorney General William J. Baer before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Committee on the Judiciary U.S. House of Representatives

November 14, 2013

"Cartel Prosecution: Stopping Price Fixers and Protecting Consumers" - Statement of Assistant Attorney General William J. Baer and Ronald T. Hosko before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate

April 16, 2013

"Oversight of the Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws" - Statement of Assistant Attorney General William J. Baer before the Subcommittee on Antiturst, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate

2012

July 11, 2012

"Oversight of the Impact on Competition of Exclusion Orders to Enforce Standards-Essential Patents" - Statement of Acting Assistant Attorney General Joseph F. Wayland before the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate

2011

December 7, 2011

Oversight Hearing on the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition and the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division - Statement of Acting Assistant Attorney General Sharis A. Pozen before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet, Committee on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives

2010

December 1, 2010

Antitrust Laws and Their Effects on Healthcare Providers, Insurers and Patients - Statement of Chief of Staff Sharis A. Pozen before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate

July 27, 2010

Oversight Hearing on the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition and the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Christine A. Varney before the Subcommittee on the Courts and Competition Policy, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

June 9, 2010

"Oversight of the Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws" - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Christine A. Varney before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate

March 11, 2010

Consumers, Competition, and Consolidation in the Video and Broadband Market - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Christine A. Varney before the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, United States Senate

2009

October 14, 2009

Prohibiting Price Fixing and Other Anticompetitive Conduct in the Health Insurance Industry - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Christine A. Varney before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate

September 19, 2009

Crisis on the Farm: The State of Cooperation and Prospects for Sustainability in the Northeast Dairy Industry - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Christine A. Varney before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate

September 10, 2009

Follow the Money: An Update on Stimulus Spending, Transparency and Fraud Prevention - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General Scott D. Hammond before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

April 21, 2009

A New Age for Newspapers: Diversity of Voices, Competition and the Internet - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics Carl Shapiro before the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

2008

September 25, 2008

Small Business Competition Policy: Are Markets Open for Entrepreneurs - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Thomas O. Barnett before the Committee on Small Business, U.S. House of Representatives

May 14, 2008

Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General James J. O'Connell Before the Subcommittee on Aviation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives

May 7, 2008

Concentration in Agriculture and An Examination of the JBS/Swift Acquisitions - Statement of Special Counsel for Agriculture Antitrust Division Douglas Ross before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

2007

September 25, 2007

Oversight of the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Thomas O. Barnett before the Task Force on Antitrust and Competition, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

March 7, 2007

Oversight of the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Thomas O. Barnett before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

2006

September 6, 2006

Examining Competition in Group Health Care - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General J. Bruce McDonald before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

July 25, 2006

Competition in Real Estate Brokerage Services - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General J. Bruce McDonald before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity Committee on Financial Services U.S. House of Representatives

2004

February 25, 2004

The Economic Implications of Seafood Processor Quotas - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General J. Bruce McDonald before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U. S. Senate

2003

November 19, 2003

Saving the Savings Clause: Congressional Intent, the Trinko Case, and the Continued Application of the Antitrust Laws in the Telecom Sector - Statement of Assistant Attorney General R. Hewitt Pate before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

October 30, 2003

Antitrust Enforcement in the Agricultural Marketplace - Statement of Assistant Attorney General R. Hewitt Pate before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

July 24, 2003

Antitrust Enforcement Oversight - Statement of Assistant Attorney General R. Hewitt Pate before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

2002

September 19, 2002

Antitrust Enforcement Oversight - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Charles A. James before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition, and Business and Consumer Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

August 23, 2002

Antitrust Enforcement and the Meatpacking Industry - Statement of Special Counsel for Agriculture Douglas Ross before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

June 5, 2002

H.R. 1253: The Free Market Antitrust Immunity Reform Act of 2001 - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Charles A. James before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

2001

December 12, 2001

The Microsoft Settlement: A Look to the Future - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Charles A. James before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

November 7, 2001

International Aviation Alliances: Market Turmoil and the Future of Airline Competition - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General R. Hewitt Pate before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition, and Business Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

May 24, 2001

Hearing on Competition in the Pharmaceutical Marketplace: Antitrust Implications of Patent Settlements - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General James M. Griffin before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

May 17, 2001

Agricultural Market Concentration - Statement of Acting Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate

2000

September 28, 2000

Agriculture Concentration - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

July 27, 2000

Antitrust Issues in the Airline Industry - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senate

June 14, 2000

Airline Hubs and Mergers - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Committee on Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

June 13, 2000

Antitrust Analysis of Airline Mergers - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives

April 27, 2000

Hearing on Antitrust Enforcement in Agriculture - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, U.S. Senate

April 12, 2000

Division Activities - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

March 22, 2000

Statement of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein - before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

March 22, 2000

H.R. 3138: The Free Market Antitrust Immunity Reform Act of 1999 - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

March 9, 2000

International Postal Policy - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General Donna Patterson before the Subcommittee on Postal Service, Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives

1999

October 20, 1999

Competitiveness in Agriculture - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

July 28, 1999

Electricity Restructuring - Statement of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General A. Douglas Melamed before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

July 27, 1999

Antitrust Issues in Agricultural Business - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Committee on Agriculture, U.S. Senate

June 22, 1999

H.R. 1304: The Quality Health-Care Coalition Act Of 1999 - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

May 6, 1999

Electricity Competition: Market Power, Mergers and PUHCA - Statement of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General A. Douglas Melamed before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, Committee on Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives

May 4, 1999

International Antitrust Enforcement - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

March 12, 1999

Competition in the Airline Industry - Testimony of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, U.S. Senate

March 4, 1999

The Postal Modernization Act of 1999 - Testimony of Deputy Assistant Attorney General Donna E. Patterson before the Subcommittee on Postal Service, Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives

February 25, 1999

The State of Competition in the Telecommunications Marketplace Three Years After Enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 - Testimony of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

1998

October 2, 1998

International Antitrust Enforcement - Testimony of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

June 24, 1998

Consolidation in the Telecommunications Industry - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Joel Klein before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

June 16, 1998

Mergers and Corporate Consolidation - Testimony of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

June 4, 1998

Consolidation in the Airline Industry - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Subcommittee on Aviation, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, U.S. Senate

June 3, 1998

Mergers in the Financial Services Industry - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

May 19, 1998

The State of Competition in the Airline Industry - Testimony of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Committee on the Judiciary United States House of Representatives

April 30, 1998

International Aviation Agreements and Their Antitrust Implications - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General John M. Nannes before the Subcommittee on Aviation, Committee on the Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives

March 4, 1998

Testimony of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein - before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

February 26, 1998

Testimony of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

1997

November 5, 1997

Current State of Antitrust - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Joel Klein before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

September 17, 1997

The 1996 Telecommunications Act: An Antitrust Perspective - Written Statement of Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate

June 4, 1997

Antitrust Aspects of Electricity Deregulation - Statement of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General A. Douglas Melamed before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

1996

June 11, 1996

Antitrust and the Meat Industry - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General David Turetsky before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senate

May 14, 1996

H.R. 2674, "The Intellectual Property Antitrust Protection Act of 1995" - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney Joel I. Klein before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

1995

October 12, 1995

Competition in the Cellular Telephone Service Industry - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Anne Bingaman before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, U.S. House of Representatives

August 31, 1995

Implications of Increased Economic Concentration in the Meat-Packing Industry - Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General David Turetsky before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senate

May 11, 1995

H.R. 1555: The Communications Act of 1995 - Testimony of Assistant Attorney General Anne K. Bingaman before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Committee on Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives

May 9, 1995

Telecommunications Reform Legislation - Statement of Assistant Attorney General Anne K. Bingaman before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

May 3, 1995

S.652: The Telecommunications Competition and Deregulation Act - Testimony of Assistant Attorney General Anne K. Bingaman before the Committee on Commerce, U.S. Senate

March 3, 1995

Telecommunications Policy - Statement of Anne K. Bingaman submitted to the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, U.S. Senate

January 26, 1995

Competitive Review of Railroad Mergers After ICC Sunset - Statement of Steven C. Sunshine submitted to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives

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