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. EnergySolutions/Waste Control Specialists

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



Vacant, Chief

Matthew Hammond , Assistant Chief

Aaron Hoag, Assistant Chief

Mailing address:
Suite 7100, Liberty Square Building
450 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530

Phone: 202-307-6200
Fax: 202-616-8544

Related pages:

Sections and Offices: Contains contact information for each section and field office.

Division Manual: Chapter 1, Organization and Functions of the Antitrust Division

Updated November 21, 2016