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Filiquarian Publishing, LLC; Choice Level, LLC; and Joshua Linsk; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-00744
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-16
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.
Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds of the Clayton Act
Document Number: 2013-00482
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for interlocking directorates required by the 1990 amendment of Section 8 of the Clayton Act. Section 8 prohibits, with certain exceptions, one person from serving as a director or officer of two competing corporations if two thresholds are met. Competitor corporations are covered by Section 8 if each one has capital, surplus, and undivided profits aggregating more than $10,000,000, with the exception that no corporation is covered if the competitive sales of either corporation are less than $1,000,000. Section 8(a)(5) requires the Federal Trade Commission to revise those thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product. The new thresholds, which take effect immediately, are $28,883,000 for Section 8(a)(1), and $2,888,300 for Section 8(a)(2)(A).
Motorola Mobility LLC and Google Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-00465
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-11
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 of Proposed Consent Order 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.
Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds of the Clayton Act
Document Number: 2013-00378
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-11
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 required by the 2000 amendment of Section 7A of the Clayton Act.
Energy Labeling Rule
Document Number: 2013-00116
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-10
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its ongoing regulatory review of the Appliance Labeling Rule (``Rule''), the Commission amends the Rule by streamlining data reporting requirements for manufacturers, clarifying testing requirements and enforcement provisions, improving online energy label disclosures, and making several minor technical changes and corrections. The Commission continues to consider other issues related to this regulatory review and may seek comment on additional proposals in the future.
Disclosures Regarding Energy Consumption and Water Use of Certain Home Appliances and Other Products Required Under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (“Appliance Labeling Rule”)
Document Number: 2013-00113
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-09
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission proposes to amend the Appliance Labeling Rule (``Rule'') by updating ranges of comparability and unit energy cost figures for many EnergyGuide labels. The Commission also seeks comment on a proposed exemption request by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) to help consumers compare the labels on refrigerators and clothes washers after the implementation of upcoming changes to the Department of Energy test procedures for those products.