Federal Trade Commission November 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-25637
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC is making technical revisions to one of the notices that it has published under the Privacy Act of 1974. This action is intended to make the notice clearer, more accurate, and up-to-date.
The Golub Corporation and Tops Markets Corporation; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2021-25439
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
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 Proposed Consent Orders to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Petition for Prior Approval of Sartorius Stedim Biotech S.A.'s Proposed Acquisition of Novasep Process SAS's Chromatography Equipment Business
Document Number: 2021-25150
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-18
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sartorius Stedim Biotech S.A. (``Sartorius'') has petitioned the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') for approval of its acquisition of the chromatography equipment business of Novasep Process SAS. Sartorius was the FTC-approved divestiture buyer in 2020, when the FTC required Danaher Corporation to divest assets as a condition of acquiring General Electric's biopharmaceutical business, which included chromatography assets. Sartorius agreed to obtain the Commission's prior approval if it proposed to acquire Novasep's chromatography business.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-25104
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-18
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC requests that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend for three years the current Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) clearance for information collection requirements contained in the rules and regulations under the Pay-Per-Call Rule (Rule). That clearance expires on November 30, 2021.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-25012
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-16
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 seeks public comments on the agency's shared enforcement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) of the information collection requirements in subpart N of the CFPB's Regulation V (Rule). That clearance expires on February 28, 2022.
In the Matter of DaVita, Inc. and Total Renal Care, Inc.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2021-24554
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
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 Proposed Consent Orders to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Enforcement Policy Statement Regarding Negative Option Marketing
Document Number: 2021-24094
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-04
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') has issued a policy statement to provide guidance regarding its enforcement of various statutes and FTC regulations addressing negative option marketing and operating. This Statement is intended to assist the business community and practitioners by providing specific guidance on the Commission's interpretation of existing law as it applies to negative option practices. This Statement may also assist the courts in developing an appropriate framework for interpreting and applying the various statutes and regulations addressing negative option marketing discussed herein.
SES Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2021-23652
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-01
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members to the FTC Performance Review Board.