Practice notes: United States

These Practice notes provide a general overview of US antitrust law for the initial assessment of restrictive agreements, unilateral conduct, mergers and joint ventures. They explain the main federal statutory provisions and basic elements of the substantive law, the agencies involved in antitrust enforcement, and the consequences of infringement. Together, the notes are intended to provide non-US antitrust lawyers with an introduction to this complex body of law in order to facilitate a better understanding of potential US antitrust risks.

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