FTC Approves Final Consent Order Related to Reed Elsevier NV and ChoicePoint Inc.

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Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved a final consent order in the matter of Reed Elsevier NV and ChoicePoint Inc. and authorized the staff to send letters to the commenters of record. The vote approving the final order was 4-0. (FTC File No. 081-0133; the staff contact is Brendan McNamara, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-3703; see press release dated September 16, 2008, at http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2008/09/choicepoint.shtm.)

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.

(FYI 27.2009.wpd)

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