Antitrust enforcement agencies the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission : hearing before the Task Force on Antitrust of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, July 24, 2003 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Task Force on Antitrust

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Other titlesAntitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission
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Paginationiii, 89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
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Open LibraryOL15547468M
ISBN 100160711487
OCLC/WorldCa54351747

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