Industries and Commodities
The Litigation III Section (Lit III) is responsible for civil antitrust enforcement, competition advocacy, and competition policy in the areas of:
- Motion pictures
- Music publishing
- Concert and event promotion
- Television (cable and satellite are handled by the Telecommunications and Media Section)
- Sports and recreation
- Credit cards
- Real estate (see Competition and Real Estate)
Federal and State Contacts
Radio and television: Lit III reviews radio and television mergers in conjunction with the Federal Communications Commission.
Real estate: Lit III often works closely with the relevant state attorneys general, state legislatures, real estate boards, industry trade groups, and the Federal Trade Commission.
Selected Cases and Investigations
Related Guidelines and Reports
Competition in the Real Estate Brokerage Industry: A Report by the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice
Owen Kendler, Assistant Chief
Lisa Scanlon, Assistant Chief
Suite 4000, 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