February 27, 2002
February 26, 2002
- For Your Information: February 26 , 2002
Announced Actions for February 26, 2002
Approved five applications from America Online/Time Warner, Inc. requesting approval of a non-affiliated Internet Service Provider (ISP) and alternative cable broadband service agreements.
February 25, 2002
- Media Advisory: February 25, 2002
Bogus Bioterrorism Defense Products Targeted In FTC Actions
On Wednesday, February 27, 2002, the Federal Trade Commission's latest law enforcement actions targeting companies that marketed and sold fraudulent bioterrorism products will be announced. February 25, 2002
- La FTC Ataca: February 25, 2002
Productos Fraudulentos de Defensa Contra el Terrorismo Biológico
El miércoles, 27 de febrero, 2002, La Comisión Federal de Comércio (FTC) anunciará las más recientes acciones legales a compañías que han vendido productos fraudulentos contra el terrorismo biológico.
Release Date: February 25, 2002
FTC Seeks to Halt Cross-Border Lottery Fraud
The Federal Trade Commission has asked a United States District Court to halt a cross-border telemarketing operation that targets elderly U.S. consumers in an illegal foreign lottery scheme.
February 22, 2002
- For Release: February 22, 2002
Defendants in New York City Vending Machine Business Opportunity Settle FTC Charges
Individual Defendant Banned From Selling Vending Machine Business Ventures
- For Your Information: February 22, 2002
Announced Actions for February 22, 2002
Received an application from America Online/Time Warner, Inc. requesting approval of a non-affiliated Internet Service Provider and alternative cable broadband service agreement; approved final consent orders in the matters concerning Pharmaceutical Formulation, Inc.; LNK International, Inc.; Leiner Health Products, Inc; A&S Pharmaceutical Corp., and Perrigo Company; approved a final consent order in the matter concerning Valero Energy Corporation and Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corporation.
February 21, 2002
February 20, 2002
February 19, 2002
February 18, 2002
February 17, 2002
- Media Advisory: February 17, 2002
Sellers of Fraudulent Radiation Protectors Targeted by the FTC
On Wednesday, February 20, 2002, J. Howard Beales III, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection will be available to discuss the FTC's latest law enforcement action against companies selling ineffective radiation protection.
February 15, 2002
For Your Information: February 15, 2002
Announced Actions for February 15, 2002
Received an application for approval of a proposed divestiture from Valero Energy Corporation and Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corporation; approved the extension of a supply contract in a matter concerning Roche Holdings Ltd.; approved an independent auditor agreement in a matter concerning Lafarge S.A. and Blue Circle Industries PLC; approved the filing of an amended complaint in its federal court action against 1st Financial Solutions, Inc., et al.; approved a final consent order in the matter concerning INA-Holding Schaeffler KG and FAG Kugelfischer Georg Schafer AG.
February 14, 2002
February 13, 2002
- Media Advisory: February 13, 2002
Fraudulent "Free" Entertainment Service Targeted by FTC
On Thursday, February 14, 2002, J. Howard Beales III, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection will be available to discuss the FTC's latest law enforcement action against companies that mislead consumers with "free" entertainment service ads.
- For Your Information: February 13, 2002
Announced Actions for February 13, 2002
Submission of FTC staff comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning the competitive effects of clean fuels regulations; Approval of annual report on the Truth in Lending, Consumer Leasing, Equal Credit Opportunity, and Electronic Fund Transfer Acts
February 12, 2002
February 8, 2002
- For Your Information: February 8, 2002
Announced Actions for February 8, 2002
Approved an application from Chevron Corporation and Texaco Inc. to divest Texaco’s interests in Equilon Enterprises LLC and Motiva Enterprises LLC to Shell Oil Company and Saudi Refining, Inc.; approved a modified Part II agreement and decision and order with Tru-Vantage International, LLC; approved a revised final decision and consent order in the matter concerning the merger of Nestle S.A. and Ralston Purina Co.; and approved a final consent order in the matter concerning Diageo PLC and Vivendi Universal S.A.
February 6, 2002
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February 4, 2002
February 1, 2002
- For Your Information: February 1, 2002
Announced Actions for February 1, 2002
Commission approved a petition by The Dow Chemical Company and a petition by Exxon Mobil Corporation; approved publication of a Federal Register notice initiating a rulemaking proceeding pursuant to Rule 8 of the FTC's Textile Rules and Section 7(c) of the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act.