Business Resources

This page provides compliance assistance resources for businesses.

Statutory Provisions

The antitrust laws are enforced by both the Antitrust Division and the FTC’s Bureau of Competition. All criminal antitrust enforcement is handled by the Antitrust Division.

From the Antitrust Division Manual, Chapter II:

On the FTC website: FTC Guide to the Antitrust Laws

Guidelines and Policy Statements

Merger Enforcement

June 30, 2020

Vertical Merger Guidelines

August 19, 2010

Horizontal Merger Guidelines

June 2001

Second Request Internal Appeal Procedure

Merger Review Process Initiative

Criminal Enforcement

July 2019

Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in Criminal Antitrust Investigations

October 2016

DOJ/FTC Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals

September 28, 2005

Price Fixing, Bid Rigging, and Market Allocation Schemes: What They Are and What to Look For

Leniency Program

Disaster Recovery

Other Guidelines and Policy Statements

August, 1996

Health care: Statements of Antitrust Enforcement Policy in Health Care

January 12, 2017

Intellectual Property: Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property

January 13, 2017

International: Antitrust Guidelines for International Enforcement and Cooperation

Model Documents

Merger Enforcement

Discovery Model Documents

Criminal Enforcement

March 14, 2019

Model Annotated Corporate Plea Agreement

December 31, 2018

Model Annotated Individual Plea Agreement

Model Leniency Letters

International Program

March 13, 2015

Model Waiver of Confidentiality: PDF | Word

Model Waiver of Confidentiality FAQs

Business Reviews

Business Reviews

Business Review Letters

National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

June 2004

Filing a Notification Under the NCRPA

NCRPA Update for 2004


Federal Coal Lease Forms

Updated May 25, 2022

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