Federal Trade Commission May 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-12414
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-28
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA''). This is the second of two notices required under the PRA in which the FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through May 31, 2012, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR'' or ``Rule''). That clearance expires on May 31, 2009.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: E9-11249
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rule Concerning the Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans
Document Number: E9-11226
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of the Commission's systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides, the Commission requests public comment on the overall costs, benefits, necessity, and regulatory and economic impact of the FTC's Trade Regulation Rule concerning ``Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans.''
Fair Credit Reporting Affiliate Marketing Regulations; Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003
Document Number: E9-10009
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Federal Trade Commission, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Comptroller of the Currency
The OCC, Board, FDIC, OTS and NCUA published in the Federal Register final rules to implement the affiliate marketing provisions of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act) on November 7, 2007. The Commission published its final affiliate marketing rule on October 30, 2007. The OCC, Board, FDIC, OTS, NCUA and the Commission (Agencies) published in the Federal Register final rules
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-11019
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-12
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC plans to conduct a study to examine consumer perception of environmental marketing claims. The study is part of the Commission's regulatory review of the Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (``Green Guides'' or ``Guides''). This is the second of two notices required under the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') in which the FTC seeks public comments on its proposed consumer research before requesting Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') review of, and clearance for, the collection of information discussed herein.
James B. Nutter & Company; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: E9-10959
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-11
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Public Workshop: Business Opportunity Rule
Document Number: E9-10812
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-08
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rules of Practice
Document Number: E9-9972
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-01
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC is amending Rules 3.1, 3.25, 3.31(g), and 4.2, and rescinding Rule 3.11A, of its Rules of Practice, 16 CFR Parts 3 and 4. Other than these revisions, it is adopting as final all other amendments to the Part 3 and Part 4 Rules that were published as interim final rules on January 13, 2009. 74 Fed. Reg. 1804.