Attorney General: Attorney General Departments
Attorney General Departments

Antitrust
 Antitrust
  This Department administers and enforces the Connecticut Antitrust Act, and has authority to enforce major provisions of the federal antitrust laws. The Department also relies on other federal and state laws to ensure the Attorney Generalís overall responsibility to maintain open and competitive markets in Connecticut. Utilizing these statutes, we investigate and prosecute antitrust and other competition-related actions on behalf of consumers, businesses and governmental units. In addition, this Department provides advice and counsel on proposed legislation and various issues regarding competition policy. In the past few years, the Attorney General served as the chair of the Antitrust Committee of the National Association of Attorneys General and remains active within that organization.
 
 Price Fixing - Bid Rigging Antitrust Primer
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  Price Fixing & Bid Rigging (September 2011)- It Can Happen in Connecticut. What are the violations and what to look for - an Antitrust primer for procurement professionals. This primer is designed primarily for public or private purchasing professionals. It contains an overview of the federal and state antitrust laws and the penalties that may be imposed for their violation.
 
 Frequently Asked Questions & Answers
  Includes information on antitrust laws, what is price fixing, what to do if an antitrust violation has occurred, etc.
 
 Antitrust Resources
  Information on The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law, American Antitrust Institute and other helpful Links.
 
 Model Antitrust Compliance Program
  An Antitrust Compliance resource for small/medium size businesses in Connecticut