Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Enforcement Agencies
Department of Justice Antitrust Division
Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition
European Commission

State and Federal Antitrust Laws
The Washington State Consumer Protection Act (RCW 19.86)
The Sherman Antitrust Act (15 U.S.C. §§ 1-7)
The Clayton Act

The Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. §§ 41-58)
History of the Sherman Antitrust Act

Understanding the Antitrust Laws
WA AGO Guide to the Antitrust Laws
FTC’s Guide to the Antitrust Laws
Competition Counts – A publication by the FTC explaining the importance of the antitrust laws
Antitrust Laws and You – A short overview of the antitrust laws by the USDOJ.

Organizations focusing on Antitrust
The National Association of Attorneys General Antitrust Committee
The State Center for the Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws
The American Antitrust Institute
ABA Section of Antitrust Law
WSBA Antitrust, Consumer Protection, and Unfair Business Practices Section

Blogs, publications, and other interesting links
Antitrust Source
Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog


These links are provided purely for informational and educational purposes.  These links should not be construed as an endorsement of any political or ideological beliefs stated therein.