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

Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: E9-14919
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-25
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Business Opportunity Rule
Document Number: E9-14449
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-19
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In a Federal Register notice published on April 24, 2009, 74 FR 18712, the FTC announced a workshop, to be held June 1, 2009, in the rulemaking proceeding to amend the Rule on Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Business Opportunities, 16 CFR Part 437 (``The Business Opportunity Rule''). Among other things, the Notice stated that workshop comments would be accepted until June 15, 2009. In response to a request received on June 11, 2009, for an extension of the comment period, the Commission has extended the workshop comment period until June 29, 2009.
Tender Corporation; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: E9-14107
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-16
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.
Kmart Corporation; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: E9-14106
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-16
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.
Alta Bates Medical Group; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: E9-13956
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-15
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.
Sears Holdings Management Corporation; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: E9-13955
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-15
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-13643
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-11
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends to conduct two exploratory studies on consumer susceptibility to fraudulent and deceptive marketing. This research will be conducted to further the FTC's mission of protecting consumers from unfair and deceptive marketing. Before gathering this information, the FTC is seeking public comments on its proposed research. This notice seeks comments on the Fraud Susceptibility Internet Panel Study, one of the two studies. The Commission is also seeking comments on the other study in a separate Federal Register notice. Comments will be considered before the FTC submits a request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-13642
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-11
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends to conduct two exploratory studies on consumer susceptibility to fraudulent and deceptive marketing. This research will be conducted to further the FTC's mission of protecting consumers from unfair and deceptive marketing. Before gathering this information, the FTC is seeking public comments on its proposed research. This notice seeks comments on the Fraud Susceptibility Experiment Study, one of the two studies. The Commission is also seeking comments on the other study in a separate Federal Register notice. Comments will be considered before the FTC submits a request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA).
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Mortgage Assistance Relief Services
Document Number: E9-12596
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-01
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
President Obama signed the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act on March 11, 2009. Section 626 of the Act directed the Commission to initiate, within 90 days of the date of enactment, a rulemaking proceeding with respect to mortgage loans. To implement the Act, the Commission has commenced a rulemaking proceeding in two parts. This Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), the Mortgage Assistance Relief Services Rulemaking,
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Mortgage Acts and Practices
Document Number: E9-12595
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-01
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
President Obama signed the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act on March 11, 2009. Section 626 of the Act directed the Commission to initiate, within 90 days of the date of enactment, a rulemaking proceeding with respect to mortgage loans. To implement the Act, the Commission has commenced a rulemaking proceeding in two parts. This Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), the Mortgage Acts and