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Matters Open for Comment

Below is a listing of matters for which the Commission is currently accepting public comments.  Matters are listed in chronological order by comment submission deadline.

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request (Class Action Notice Consumer Perception Study)

The FTC is seeking public comments on its intention to conduct a study to examine consumer perception of class action notices.

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Comments Due:  July 6, 2015

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request (Class Action Deciding Factors Study)

The FTC is seeking public comments on its intention to conduct a study to examine the factors influencing consumers’ decisions to participate in a class action settlement, opt out of a class action settlement, or object to the settlement.

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Comments Due:  July 6, 2015

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request (Regs BEMZ)

The FTC is seeking public comments in connection with its request to ask OMB to extend for an additional three years the current Paperwork Reduction Act clearance for the FTC’s enforcement of the information collection requirements in four consumer financial regulations enforced by the FTC.

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Comments Due:  July 16, 2015 (end of comment period)

Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request (HSR Divestiture Study)

The FTC is seeking public comments in connection with OMB review of, and clearance for, the collection of information relating to a remedy study to update and expand on the divestiture study it conducted in the mid-1990’s.

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Comments Due:  July 16, 2015 (end of comment period)

Proposed Consent Agreement:  Zimmer Holdings, Inc. / Biomet, Inc.

The Proposed Consent Agreement in this matter remedies the anticompetitive effects of Zimmer Holdings, Inc.’s proposed acquisition of voting securities of LVM Acquisition, Inc. and its subsidiary, Biomet, Inc. The Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes the consent agreement package.

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Comments Due:  July 24, 2015 (end of comment period)

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of JS Autoworld, Inc.

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices.  The Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order—embodied in the consent agreement—that would settle these allegations.

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Comments Due:  July 29, 2015

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of TC Dealership, L.P.

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices.  The Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order—embodied in the consent agreement—that would settle these allegations.

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Comments Due:  July 29, 2015

16 CFR Part 313:  Amendment to the Privacy of Consumer Financial Information Rule under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Request for Public Comment

The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to amend the Privacy of Consumer Financial Information Rule, which among other things requires that certain motor vehicle dealers provide an annual disclosure of their privacy policies to their customers.

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Comments Due:  August 31, 2015 (end of comment period)

FTC to Host Workshop on Cross-Device Tracking on November 16, 2015

The FTC seeks public comment – in advance of the workshop – to inform the staff’s examination of certain issues at the upcoming workshop

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Comments Due:  October 16, 2015 (end of comment period)