Federal Trade Commission October 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Actavis, Inc. a corporation, and Warner Chilott PLC; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-25847
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
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 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: 2013-25710
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); Miscellaneous Rules Redelegation of Authority To Determine Appeals Under the FOIA
Document Number: 2013-25709
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is revising its rules to authorize the General Counsel to redelegate his or her authority to determine appeals related to the Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA''). The Commission is adopting these changes in order to improve and expedite the process for responding to such appeals. The changes will affect internal procedures only and are not intended to influence the outcomes of appeals made under the rules. The Commission is also adding a new provision that explicitly provides the right to appeal fee waiver determinations under the FOIA.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule Applications for Approval of Proposed Parental Consent Methods by AssertID, Inc., Imperium LLC, and iVeriFly, Inc.; Application for Approval of Safe Harbor Program by kidSAFE Seal Program
Document Number: 2013-25452
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-10-29
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC is extending the deadlines for Commission determination of applications for approval of proposed parental consent methods by AssertID, Inc. (``AssertID''), Imperium LLC (``Imperium''), and iVeriFly, Inc. (``iVeriFly'') pursuant to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule. In addition, the FTC is extending the deadline for filing public comments concerning Imperium's application for approval of a parental consent method and the proposed self-regulatory guidelines submitted by the kidSAFE Seal Program (``kidSAFE''), owned and operated by Samet Privacy, LLC, under the safe harbor provision of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-24230
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-03
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC is soliciting public comments on proposed information requests to Patent Assertion Entities (``PAEs'') and other entities asserting patents in the wireless communications sector, including manufacturers and other non-practicing entities and organizations engaged in licensing. For purposes of this notice, PAEs are firms with a business model based primarily on purchasing patents and then attempting to generate revenue by asserting the intellectual property against persons who are already practicing the patented technology.\1\
Mylan, Inc., Agila Specialties Global Pte. Limited, Agila Specialties Private Limited and Strides Arcolab Limited; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-24144
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-03
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.