Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Notice is hereby given of the scheduling of an Oral Argument in Daniel Chapter One, et al., Docket No. 9329.
Free Annual File Disclosures Amendments to Rule To Prevent Deceptive Marketing of Credit Reports and To Ensure Access to Free Annual File Disclosures
In a Federal Register notice published on October 15, 2009, the Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'' or ``FTC'') requested comment on its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (``NPRM'') in connection with its rulemaking pursuant to Section 205 of the Credit CARD Act of 2009. The NPRM stated that comments must be received on or before November 30, 2009. In response to a request to extend the comment period received on November 16, 2009, the Commission has determined to extend the comment period until December 7, 2009.
Pfizer Inc. and Wyeth; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order To Aid Public Comment and Statement of the Federal Trade Commission
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 settle these allegations.
Appliance Labeling Rule
Section 321 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 requires the Commission to conduct a rulemaking to consider the effectiveness of current labeling requirements for lamps (commonly referred to as ``light bulbs'') and to consider alternative labeling approaches. After reviewing public comments and consumer research, the Commission seeks comments on proposed changes to the existing labeling requirements for lamp products.
Schering-Plough and Merck & Co., Inc.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
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 order embodied in the consent agreement that would settle these allegations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The FTC is submitting the information collection requirements described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Pursuant to the OMB regulations that implement the PRA, the Commission is providing this second opportunity for public comment on proposed Orders that would seek information from depository institutions lacking federal deposit insurance. The Commission plans to use this information to help ensure that such institutions are complying with the disclosure requirements of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act (``FDICIA'').