This page provides compliance assistance resources for businesses.
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:
- Statutes Enforced by the Antitrust Division
- Statutes Used in Criminal Antitrust Investigations and Prosecutions
- Statutes Affecting the Competition Advocacy of the Antitrust Division
On the FTC website: FTC Guide to the Antitrust Laws
Guidelines and Policy Statements
August 19, 2010
June 14, 1984
September 28, 2005
Other Guidelines and Policy Statements
January 12, 2017
Intellectual Property: Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property
January 13, 2017
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.
March 14, 2019
December 31, 2018
March 13, 2015
National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993