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The Federal Trade Commission has designated Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch as the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) in the administrative trial on the merits challenging the proposed acquisition by Inova Health System Foundation of Prince William Health System, Inc. The issuance of the complaint was...
By a unanimous vote, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a complaint challenging the proposed acquisition by Inova Health System Foundation (Inova) of Prince William Health System, Inc. (PWHS) and authorized the staff to seek a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in...
Commission filing of comment with FERC – The Commission has approved the filing of a comment with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concerning standards of conduct for transmission providers. The comment, which can be found on the FTC’s Web site and as a link to this press release,...
Under the terms of a court order announced by the Federal Trade Commission today, two individuals and one corporate defendant have been barred from violating the agency’s Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) and its Do Not Call (DNC) provisions arising from a telemarketing scheme designed to sell...
The Commission charged that Agrium, Inc.’s $2.65 billion proposed acquisition of UAP Holding Corporation would reduce transaction would substantially lessen competition in the market for the retail sale of bulk fertilizer and, in some cases, related services by farm stores, in...
The Federal Trade Commission today issued a complaint charging that Agrium, Inc.’s (Agrium) proposed $2.65 billion acquisition of UAP Holding Corporation (UAP) would be anticompetitive and in violation of federal antitrust laws. The FTC contends the deal would reduce competition in the market for...
Exercising the authority provided by Congress under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), the Federal Trade Commission today announced the approval of an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to solicit public comments on the appropriate way to interpret and enforce the...
The Commission challenged a series of acquisitions by TALX Corporation, a fully owned subsidiary of Equifax, Inc., that lessened competition in the markets for outsourced unemployment compensation management (UCM) and verification of income and employment (VOIE) services....
The Federal Trade Commission today issued its final opinion and order to restore the competition that was lost when Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Corporation (ENH) in suburban Chicago, Illinois, acquired its competitor, Highland Park Hospital. The order sets out the specific requirements for...
The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice have submitted a joint letter to the Supreme Court of South Carolina regarding proposed guidelines related to the practice of law involving real estate transactions.
At the request of Florida Governor Charlie Crist, the Federal Trade Commission has submitted written testimony on health care competition, Florida’s certificate of need (CON) laws, and Florida Senate Bill 2326 (S.B. 2326) to the Florida Governor and State Senate.
At the seventh annual International Competition Network (ICN) conference in Kyoto, Japan, the ICN adopted new Recommended Practices to improve assessment of unilateral conduct and merger analysis, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced today. The Cartel Working Group issued a report...
Commission approval of final consent orders:– Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning the Connecticut Chiropractic Association (CCA), the Connecticut Chiropractic Council (CCC), and Robert L. Hirtle (CCA’s legal...
The Federal Trade Commission will host a one-day public workshop on May 29, 2008, to discuss collaborations between health care providers to improve the provision of health care services and reduce costs.
Commission approval of final consent order: Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter of Multiple Listing Service, Inc., as well as a response to the commenter of record. The Commission vote approving the final order was 5-0...
The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop on April 24, 2008, to examine recent trends related to health care delivery. This workshop will bring together representatives of physician and healthcare associations, industry, privacy groups, academia, federal and state government, and other...
The FTC challenged a group boycott between two Connecticut chiropractic associations in which the health care providers refused to deal with a cost-saving Connecticut health plan. The Commission issued a consent order ending the agreement and preventing the involved parties from...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced its decision to challenge the conduct by two Connecticut chiropractic associations and one of their attorneys to implement a collective refusal to deal with a cost-saving health plan in Connecticut. The FTC’s complaint charged that the parties’ actions...

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