Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, In the Matter of

Last Updated:
In the Matter of Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company
FTC Matter/File Number:


Docket Number:


Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Final consent order settled allegations that the proposed consolidation of Commonwealth's title plant with First American Title Insurance Company, its only competitor in the Washington, DC area, would create a monopoly for title services in the Washington, DC market. The consent order requires Commonwealth, among other things, to reestablish its operations and to maintain them as viable businesses in competition with First American.