Announced Actions for December 21, 1999

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  • Petition to reopen and modify or set aside orders:

The FTC has received a petition from First American Real Estate Solutions, LLC requesting that the Commission reopen proceedings and withdraw or amend the consent order entered on January 27, 1999.  

The Commission is seeking public comment on the newly received petition for 30 days, until January 20, 2000. Comments should be sent to the Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. (FTC Docket No. C3849; staff contact is Thomas E. Kane, 202-326-3224; see press releases dated October 28, 1998 and August 2, 1999.)

  • Consent agreements given final approval:

Following a public comment period, the Commission has made final a consent agreement with the following entity: Precision Castparts Corp. The Commission action makes the consent order binding on the respondent.  

The Commission vote to finalize the consent agreement was 4-0, with Commissioner Thomas B. Leary not participating. (FTC File No. 991-0240; staff contact is Matthew J. Reilly, 202-326-2350; see press release dated November 10, 1999.)

Copies of the consent agreement documents mentioned in this FYI are available from the FTC's web site at and also from the FTC's Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580; 877-FTC Help (877-382-4357); TDD for the hearing impaired 1-866-653-4261. To find out the latest news as it is announced, call the FTC NewsPhone recording at 202-326-2710.

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