Professional Lighting and Sign Management Company of America, Inc., In the Matter of

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In the Matter of Professional Lighting and Sign Management Company of America, Inc.
FTC Matter/File Number:

141 0088

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

An association representing electricians agreed to eliminate provisions in its bylaws that the FTC charged limit competition among each association’s members. The FTC alleged that the purpose and effect of the association's bylaws has been to restrain competition by discouraging and restricting competition among PLASMA members. The consent order settling the FTC’s charges requires PLASMA to revise its bylaws, publicize its settlement with the FTC, and implement an antitrust compliance program.