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Antitrust Cooperation Agreements

Multilateral

Multilateral Mutual Assistance and Cooperation Framework for Competition Authorities (September 2020)

ICN Framework on Competition Agency Procedures (May 2019)

ICN Working Group: Frameworks

Bilateral


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Brazil

Council for Economic Defense

Secretariat for Economic Law, Ministry of Justice
Secretariat for Economic Monitoring, Ministry of Finance



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Chile

Fiscalía Nacional Económica (Spanish only)

U.S. - Chile Cooperation Agreement (March 31, 2011)


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China

State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) (Chinese only)

Ministry of Commerce, Anti-Monopoly Bureau

National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Antitrust and Antimonopoly Cooperation (July 27, 2011)
English Signed MOU (PDF) | Unsigned MOU (PDF)
Chinese Signed MOU (PDF) | Unsigned MOU (PDF)

Guidance for Case Cooperation Between the Ministry of Commerce and the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission on Concentration of Undertakings (Merger) Cases (November 29, 2011)


DOJ and FTC Cooperation Agreement with Colombian Antitrust Agency (September 16, 2014)


US-EU Merger Working Group: Best Practices on Cooperation in Merger Investigations (October 14, 2011)

FAQs on the US-EU Merger Working Group's Best Practices on Cooperation in Merger Investigations

U.S. - Commission of the European Communities Cooperation Agreement June 1998)

U.S. - Commission of the European Communities Cooperation Agreement (September 1991)


U.S. - Germany Cooperation Agreement (June 1976)


Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Antitrust Cooperation (September 27, 2012)
English Signed MOU (PDF) | Unsigned MOU (PDF)
Hindi Signed MOU (PDF) | Unsigned MOU (PDF)


U.S. - Israel Cooperation Agreement (March 1999)


U.S. - Japan Cooperation Agreement (October 1999)


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Korea, Republic of

Korea Fair Trade Commission

Memorandum of Understanding on Criminal Cartel Enforcement Cooperation Between the United States Department of Justice and The Korean Prosecution Service (November 18, 2020)
English Signed MOU (PDF) | Unsigned MOU (PDF)
Korean Signed MOU (PDF) | Unsigned MOU (PDF)

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Antitrust Cooperation (September 8, 2015)
English PDF | Korean PDF


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Mexico

Comisión Federal de Competencia

U.S - Mexico Cooperation Agreement (July 12, 2000)


English PDF | Spanish PDF (May 26, 2016)


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Russia

Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Antitrust Cooperation (November 10, 2009)

Updated March 7, 2024