Commission Approves Final Consent Orders in Matters of Schering-Plough/Akzo Nobel; Budget Rent-A-Car Systems, Inc.; and A&P/Pathmark

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Commission approval of final consent orders: Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order and a letter to the commenter of record in the matter concerning Schering-Plough Corporation and Akzo Nobel N.V. The Commission vote approving the issuance of the final order and letter was 5-0. (FTC File No. 071-0132; the staff contact is Jacqueline K. Mendel, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-2603; see press release dated November 16, 2007.)

Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Budget Rent-A-Car Systems, Inc. The Commission vote approving the issuance of the final order was 5-0. (FTC File No. 062-3042; the staff contact is Lisa Rosenthal, FTC Western Region, San Francisco, 415-848-5100; see press release dated November 20, 2007.)

Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P)/Pathmark Stores, Inc. The Commission vote approving the issuance of the final order was 5-0. (FTC File No. 071-0120; the staff contact is Cathy Moscatelli, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-2749; see press release dated November 27, 2007.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC’s Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and 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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