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

August 19, 2010

Horizontal Merger Guidelines

June 14, 1984

Non-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

Economic Recovery: Identify and report possible fraud and collusion associated with Recovery Act procurements

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

November 2018

Model Voluntary Request Letter

March 2020

Model Timing Agreement - Revised March 17, 2020 in response to COVID-19 emergency in order to extend post-compliance period from sixty to ninety days and to recognize that it may become appropriate to revisit agreements, and to amend, shorten, extend, or cancel them, in light of developments in the unfolding COVID-19 situation.

Frequently Asked Questions – Voluntary Requests and Timing Agreements

May 2020

Request for Additional Information and Documentary Material Issued to [Weebyewe Corporation] PDF | Word

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

Forms

Federal Coal Lease Forms

Updated May 14, 2020

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