Quaker Chemical Corporation and Global Houghton Ltd.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Request for Public Comment on the Federal Trade Commission's Implementation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') requests public comment on its implementation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (``COPPA'' or ``the Act''), through the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (``COPPA Rule'' or ``the Rule'').
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The FTC plans to ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend for an additional three years the current Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) clearance for information collection requirements contained in the Contact Lens Rule (or Rule). The current clearance expires on October 31, 2019.
Military Credit Monitoring
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is publishing a final rule to implement the credit monitoring provisions applicable to active duty military consumers in section 302 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act (``FCRA''). That section requires nationwide consumer reporting agencies (``NCRAs'') to provide a free electronic credit monitoring service to active duty military consumers, subject to certain conditions. The final rule defines ``electronic credit monitoring service,'' ``contact information,'' ``material additions or modifications to the file of a consumer,'' and ``appropriate proof of identity,'' among other terms. It also contains requirements on how NCRAs must verify that an individual is an active duty military consumer. Further, the final rule contains restrictions on the use of personal information and on communications surrounding enrollment in the electronic credit monitoring service.