The Antitrust Committee facilitates the work of attorneys general in enforcing state and federal antitrust laws. The committee fulfills this role by:
- Developing NAAG’s policy positions on antitrust enforcement.
- Encouraging competition advocacy at both the state and federal levels.
- Fostering information exchange among the states about all aspects of state antitrust enforcement.
- Administering funds designated by court order or by the attorneys general to be used to support antitrust enforcement.
- Advancing enhanced cooperation with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and other relevant federal agencies through joint and coordinated enforcement, harmonization of enforcement policies, and improved information sharing.
- Supporting the work of NAAG's Multistate Antitrust Task Force, which is responsible for coordinating multistate antitrust litigation.
Forty-three state and territory attorneys general submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection...