Announced Actions for September 23, 2005

For Your Information

Commission approval of final consent orders: Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Partners Health Network, Inc. The Commission vote to approve the final consent order was 4-0. (FTC File No.041-0100; the staff contact is Karan Singh, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-2274; see press release dated August 5, 2005.)

Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order and letters to the commenters of record in the matter concerning BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. The Commission vote to approve the final consent order and letters was 4-0. (FTC File No.042-3160; the staff contact is Jessica Rich, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 202-326-2148; see press release dated June 15, 2005.)

Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Novartis AG’s recent acquisition of Eon Labs, Inc. The Commission vote to approve the final consent order was 4-0. (FTC File No. 051-0106; the staff contact is Elizabeth A. Jex, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-3273; see press release dated July 19, 2005.)

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, DC 20580. Call toll-free: 1-877-FTC-HELP.

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