Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission is mailing 58,234 refund checks to consumers who lost money to Green Millionaire, an online scam whose “free” book explained how to power cars and homes at no cost, and then billed them for an online magazine they never ordered.
Type: Press ReleaseImagine receiving a phone call from your utility company saying they’re about to cut off your electricity. The caller ID looks like it might be a legitimate phone number, but you know you’ve paid your bill. The caller says, “I can stop this, but only if you pay me.”
Type: One Stop - Tag-basedThe Federal Trade Commission maintains competition in the petroleum industry, and has invoked all the powers at its disposal – including the investigation of possible antitrust violations, the prosecution of cases, the preparation of studies, and advocacy before other government agencies – to...
Type: Press ReleaseFollowing a public comment period, the Commission has ruled on an application for approval of a transaction from the following: Exxon Mobil Corporation. The application concerns Exxon Mobil's two proposed Base Oil Supply Agreements required by Paragraph XIV.B. of the Commission's proposed decision...
Type: Press ReleasePublication of Federal Register notices: The Commission has announced changes in the two threshold figures that define when it is unlawful for an individual to serve as an officer or director of two or more competing corporations. Under the new thresholds, effective immediately, Section 8 of the...
FTC Seeks Public Comment on Kinder Morgan, Inc.’s Request to Modify Final Decision and Order, Divestiture Agreement Related to 2012 Acquisition of El Paso Corp.
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on a request by Kinder Morgan, Inc., that the Commission modify the final FTC order and approve a change to the divestiture agreement. The order was issued to resolve Commission charges that Kinder Morgan’s 2012 acquisition of El Paso...
FTC Approves Final Order Settling Allegations That Tesoro’s Acquisition of Chevron Petroleum Assets Was Anticompetitive
Type: Press ReleaseFollowing a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that oil refiner Tesoro Corporation’s recent acquisition of petroleum-related assets of Chevron Corporation would have reduced competition and violated U.S. antitrust laws.
#261: FTC Matter No.: P082900; 16 C.F.R. Part 317: Prohibitions On Market Manipulation and False Information in Subtitle B of The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Public Comment
Type: Public Comment Initiative(See Index # 247 Regarding the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
#287: 16 C.F.R. Part 317: Prohibitions On Market Manipulation and False Information in Subtitle B of Title VIII of The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007: Revised Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Public Comment
Type: Public Comment Initiative(See Index # 261 and # 247 Below Regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)