Technology and Financial Services Section

Industries and Commodities

The Technology and Financial Services Section (TFS) 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: TFS 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: TFS 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


Aaron D. Hoag, Acting Chief

Aaron D. Hoag, Chief

Danielle G. Hauck, Assistant Chief

Adam T. Severt, 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 office.

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

Updated April 3, 2018

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