Robert Pitofsky, Chairman
Sheila F. Anthony
Mozelle W. Thompson
Thomas B. Leary
In response to the Commission's Order to Show Cause issued on December 3, 1999, both Complaint Counsel and Respondent have suggested that we dismiss the administrative complaint in this proceeding.(1)
In light of the positions of both parties to this litigation, and pursuant to the criteria set forth in the Statement of Federal Trade Commission Policy Regarding Administrative Merger Litigation Following the Denial of a Preliminary Injunction, 4 Trade Reg. Rep. (CCH) ¶ 13,242, and the accompanying Commission Statement, id. at 20,997, we have determined to dismiss the complaint. Accordingly,
IT IS ORDERED that the administrative complaint in Docket No. 9289 be, and it hereby is, dismissed.
By the Commission.
Benjamin I. Berman
ISSUED: December 23, 1999
1. Complaint Counsel's Response to Order to Show Cause (Dec. 10, 1999); Response of Respondent Tenet Healthcare Corporation to Order to Show Cause (Dec. 17, 1999)