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Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez released the agency’s 2013 Annual Highlights today at the Spring Meeting of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antirust Law in Washington emphasizing the agency’s work to protect consumers and promote competition during the past calendar...
The Federal Trade Commission issued an administrative complaint against Ferrellgas Partners, L.P and Ferrellgas, L.P. (doing business as Blue Rhino) and UGI Corporation and AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (doing business as AmeriGas Cylinder Exchange), alleging that they illegally coordinated on reducing...
On any given Sunday in Illinois, consumers can do their weekly shopping at various “brick and mortar” stores or turn to online vendors virtually 24-7. They can even purchase alcohol on Sunday after 11:00 a.m. But for decades they have been barred by law from purchasing a new or used automobile...
Federal Trade Commission staff, in response to a request from State Senator James Oberweis, provided written comments to the Illinois State Senate on the competitive impact of repealing the state’s prohibition on the sale or long-term lease of vehicles on Sundays. The staff comment states that...
The year 2014 marks 100 years since President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Trade Commission Act, which established the Commission and serves as the keystone of the agency’s efforts to protect American consumers, stop unfair business practices and promote competition. In celebration of its...
The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Service Corporation International (SCI) to sell certain funeral and cemetery assets, as required under the FTC’s December 2013 proposed order settling charges that SCI’s acquisition of Stewart would be...
For 100 years, the Federal Trade Commission has distinguished itself as a unique and nimble institution. The FTC continually evolves and innovates to promote competition and protect consumers. Please join the five current Commissioners as they lead a day-long examination of the FTC’...
The Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Competition Bureau Canada today issued a set of “best practices” to make more transparent how they coordinate merger reviews that affect the United States and Canada.
Today, the Commission accepted for public comment a proposed order designed to preserve competition after the merger of CoreLogic and DataQuick, two of only three firms that license national assessor and recorder bulk data. The proposed order does this by facilitating the entry of RealtyTrac to...
CoreLogic, Inc. has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its proposed $661 million acquisition of DataQuick Information Systems, Inc. from TPG VI Ontario 1 AIV L.P. (TPG) would likely substantially lessen competition in the market for national assessor and recorder bulk data.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling charges that Endo Health Solutions’ acquisition of Boca Life Sciences would likely reduce competition in U.S. markets for seven generic drugs.
From: (Redacted) Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2014 4:46 PM To: Verne, B. Michael; Walsh, Kathryn Subject: Request for Informal Advice regarding Trusts Mike and Kate: I am hoping that you can help me to analyze the HSR implications of two scenarios relating to trusts.
From: (Redacted) Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2014 12:53 PM To: Verne, B. Michael; Walsh, Kathryn Cc: (Redacted) Subject: 801.1(a)(2) Mike and Kate, We represent a foreign issuer ("Corporation A") that intends to acquire a controlling interest in another foreign issuer in exchange...
January 31, 2014 Mr. B. Michael Verne Ms. Kathryn E. Walsh Premerger Notification Office Bureau of Competition Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20580 Re: Commercial Arrangement Between Company A and Company B Dear Mr. Verne and Ms. Walsh...

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