Federal Trade Commission May 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2011-13357
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-31
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''). The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through August 31, 2014, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (``COPPA Rule''). That clearance expires on August 31, 2011.
Southwest Health Alliances, Inc., Doing Business as BSA Provider Network; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2011-11885
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-16
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 draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Request for Comments and Announcement of Workshop on Standard-Setting Issues
Document Number: 2011-11704
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-13
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission seeks public comments in connection with a project to examine the practical and legal issues arising from the incorporation of patented technologies in collaborative standards, including the risk of patent ``hold-up'' and its effect on competition and consumers. Among the topics to be considered are the disclosure of patent rights during the standard- setting process, the implications of a patent holder's commitment to license users of the standard on reasonable and non-discriminatory (``RAND'') terms, and the possibility of negotiating license terms prior to choosing the standard. The Commission seeks the views of consumers and the legal, academic, and business communities on the issues to be explored in this project. As part of the project, the Commission will conduct a workshop and may prepare a report discussing these issues. This notice poses a series of questions relevant to those issues for which the Commission seeks comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2011-11686
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-12
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''). The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through October 31, 2014, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in the Commission's Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Privacy Rule (``GLB Privacy Rule'' or ``Rule''). The current clearance expires on October 31, 2011.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2011-11303
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-11
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Lookout Services, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2011-11182
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-10
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 draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Ceridian Corporation; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2011-11183
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-09
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 draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2011-11053
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-06
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''). The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through September 30, 2014 the current Paperwork Reduction Act clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Funeral Industry Practice Rule (``Funeral Rule'' or ``Rule''). That clearance expires on September 30, 2011.
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2011-10783
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-04
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 draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.