FTC Chair and Antitrust Chief to Unveil Clearance Procedures for Antitrust Investigations at Press Conference

Timothy J. Muris, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and Charles A. James, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, will hold a press conference TODAY, January 17, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. in room 432 of the FTC, to unveil an agreement between the two agencies concerning clearance procedures for antitrust investigations.

WHAT: Press Conference
WHEN: TODAY, Thursday, January 17, 2002
1:00 p.m.
WHERE:

Federal Trade Commission
Room 432
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C

Reporters interested in attending the press conference will be permitted access to room 432 as of 12:30 p.m. Reporters unable to attend, may access the press conference by a conference call 1-800-682-5640, chairperson: Bruce Jennings, confirmation #: 11072009.

CALL IN LINES ARE FOR PRESS ONLY