Announced Actions for June 13, 2000

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Consent agreements given final approval:

  • Following a public comment period, the Commission has made final consent agreements with the following: Day Trading International; CompuTrade LLC, et al.; and Ellery Coleman d/b/a Granite Investments. The Commission vote to finalize the consent orders was 5-0 in each matter. (File Nos. 002-3113, 002-3085, and 002-3053; staff contact is Stephen Gurwitz, 202-326-3272; see press release dated May 1, 2000.)
  • Following a public comment period, the Commission has made final a consent agreement with the following: Simmons Rockwell Ford Mercury, Inc.; Simmons Rockwell Autoplaza, Inc.; Don Simmons, Inc.; Donald M. Simmons, II; and Richard L. Rockwell. The Commission vote to finalize the consent order was 5-0. (File No. 992-3247; staff contact is Carole L. Reynolds, 202-326-3230; see press release dated April 27, 2000.)
  • Following a public comment period, the Commission has made final a consent agreement with the following: Red Noland Cadillac, Inc.; R.N. Motors, Inc.; and Nelson B. Noland. The Commission vote to finalize the consent order was 5-0. (File No. 992-3246; staff contact is Carole L. Reynolds, 202-326-3230; see press release dated April 27, 2000.)

Commission action regarding applications for approval:

  • Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved four applications for divestiture from the following: Fidelity National Financial, Inc. The applications concern Fidelity National's divestiture of certain title plants located in California to: 1) Old Republic Title Company (Merced, Napa, Yolo and Tehama counties); and Stewart Title of California, Inc. (San Benito and San Louis Obispo counties). The divestitures arise out of Fidelity National's acquisition of Chicago Title Corporation. The FTC vote to approve the divestitures was 5-0. (Docket No. C-3929; staff contact is Daniel P. Ducore, 202-326-2526; see press release dated January 12, 2000.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC's web site at http://www.ftc.gov and also from the FTC's Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580; toll free: 877-FTC-HELP (877-382-4357); TDD for the hearing impaired 1-866-653-4261. To find out the latest news as it is announced, call the FTC NewsPhone recording at 202-326-2710.

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