LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

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In the Matter of LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.
FTC Matter/File Number:

9710115

Docket Number:

C-3808

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

LandAmerica agreed to divest title plants in 11 areas to settle antitrust allegations that its proposed acquisition of Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company and Transnation Title Insurance Company, subsidiaries of Reliance Group Holdings, Inc. would reduce competition in title plant services --underwriting title insurance in the real estate industry. The consent order requires the divestiture of the title plants of Lawyers Title or those of Reliance Group to an acquirer approved by the Commission within six months.