Federal Trade Commission July 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Rule Concerning the Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans
Document Number: 2014-17978
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-31
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission has completed its regulatory review of the Trade Regulation Rule Concerning Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans as part of the Commission's systematic review of all current Commission regulations and guides, and has determined to retain the Rule in its current form.
Mr. Jacob J. Alifraghis, Also Doing Business As InstantUPCCodes.com, and 680 Digital, Inc., Also Doing Business As Nationwide Barcode, and Philip B. Peretz; Analysis to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-17785
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-29
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreements in this matter settle alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaints and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementsthat would settle these allegations.
Made in the USA Brand, LLC; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-17705
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-28
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. 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.
Robocall Contest
Document Number: 2014-17553
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-25
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'') announces an open source prize competition that challenges the public to create and improve an innovative robocall honeypot. A honeypot is an information system that is designed to attract perpetrators of illegal actsin this case robocallersand gain knowledge about their tactics. The Contest will be held at DEF CON 22, a conference of information security specialists, in Las Vegas, Nevada, from August 7-10, 2014. The Contest will occur in 3 independent phases, with Winner(s) chosen from each phase. Phase 1, ``Creator,'' involves building a robocall honeypot. Phase 2, ``Attacker,'' requires Contestants to identify a honeypot's security vulnerabilities. Phase 3, ``Detective,'' involves analysis of data from an existing robocall honeypot.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-17486
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-24
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends 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 its Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans (``Negative Option Rule'' or ``Rule''). That clearance expires on December 31, 2014.
Engineered Plastic Systems, LLC; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-17285
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-23
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. 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
Document Number: 2014-16545
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-15
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends 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 its Trade Regulation Rule on Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising (``Franchise Rule'' or ``Rule''). That clearance expires on December 31, 2014.
Rules and Regulations Under the Hobby Protection Act
Document Number: 2014-16340
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-07-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'') requests public comment on the overall costs and benefits, and regulatory and economic impact, of its Rules and Regulations Under the Hobby Protection Act (``Rules''), as part of the agency's regular review of all its regulations and guides.
Guides for the Rebuilt, Reconditioned and Other Used Automobile Parts Industry
Document Number: 2014-16339
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has completed its review of the Guides for the Rebuilt, Reconditioned and Other Used Automobile Parts Industry (Used Auto Parts Guides or Guides) and has determined to revise and retain the Guides.
Actavis plc and Forest Laboratories; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-16147
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-10
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreement that would settle these allegations.
L'Oréal USA, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-16146
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-10
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. 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 orderembodied in the consent agreement that would settle these allegations.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2014-16080
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-10
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions