Commission Approves Final Consent Orders in Matters of Linde/BOC and Austin Board of Realtors

Commission approval of final consent orders:

For Your Information

– Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Linde AG’s acquisition of The BOC Group. The vote approving issuance of the final order was 5-0. (FTC File No. 061-0114; the staff contact is Sean G. Dillon, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-3575; see press release dated July 18, 2006.)

– Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning the Austin Board of Realtors. The vote approving issuance of the final order was 5-0. (FTC File No. 051-0219; the staff contact is Patrick J. Roach, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-2793; see press release dated July 13, 2006.)

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