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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.

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of Nomi Technologies, 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:  May 26, 2015

FTC Workshop to Examine Competition, Consumer Protection, and Economic Issues Raised By the Sharing Economy

The FTC is seeking public comments relating to its June 9, 2015 workshop, which will examine competition, consumer protection, and economic issues raised by the sharing economy.

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Comments Due:  May 26, 2015 in preparation for the workshop;  the final deadline for comments is August 4, 2015.

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

The FTC is seeking public comments on its request to OMB to extend for an additional three years the current PRA clearance for the FTC’s enforcement of the information collection requirements in four consumer financial regulations enforced by the Commission.

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Comments Due:  June 1, 2015 (end of comment period)

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge S.A. 

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition.  The Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders 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:  June 4, 2015

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of ZF Friedrichshafen AG and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition.  The Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders 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:  June 5, 2015

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Notice and Request for Comment (Pay-Per-Call Rule)

The FTC is seeking public comments on its request to OMB to extend for three years the current PRA clearance for the information collection requirements contained in the Pay-Per-Call Rule.

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Comments Due:  June 11, 2015

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of Nice-Pak Products, 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:  June 19, 2015

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard, Inc.

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition.  The Analysis of Agreement Containing 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:  June 29, 2015

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

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)