Federal Trade Commission November 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Rules, Regulations, Statements of General Policy or Interpretation and Exemptions Under the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act
Document Number: 2015-28918
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-17
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission amends the rules and regulations promulgated under the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (``Rules'') to: Modernize the place-of-business listing requirement; incorporate a more comprehensive metric chart; address the use of exponents with customary inch/pound measurements; delete outdated prohibitions on retail price sales representations; and acknowledge the role of the weights-and-measures laws of individual states.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2015-28858
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-16
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Mylan N.V.; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2015-28522
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2015-27992
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-03
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Step N Grip, LLC; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2015-27934
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-03
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Energy Labeling
Document Number: 2015-27773
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-11-02
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission proposes amendments to the Energy Labeling Rule to create requirements related to a new label database on the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Web site, redesign ceiling fan labels, improve and update the comparability ranges for refrigerator labels, revise central air conditioner labels in response to new DOE enforcement requirements, improve water heater labels, and update current plumbing disclosures.
Energy Labeling Rule
Document Number: 2015-27772
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-02
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission issues final amendments to expand coverage of the Lighting Facts label, require room air conditioner labels on packaging instead of the units themselves, enhance the durability of appliance labels, and improve plumbing disclosure requirements. This Notice completes the Commission's recent regulatory review of the Energy Labeling Rule.