Department: FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSIONYears: 20002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (``FACT Act'' or ``Act'') directs the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission''), in consultation with the Federal banking agencies and the National Credit Union Administration, to adopt a rule to improve the required notice to consumers regarding their right to opt out of prescreened
The Commission is amending the premerger notification rules (``the rules'') to reflect adjustment and publication of reporting thresholds as required by the 2000 amendments \1\ to Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by the HartScottRodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, Public Law 94935, 90 Stat. 1390 (``the Act.''). The Act
The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for the HartScottRodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 required by the 2000 amendment of Section 7A of the Clayton Act. Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by the HartScottRodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, Pub. L. 94435, 90 Stat. 1390 (``the Act''),
The Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'') amends its Appliance Labeling Rule (``Rule'') by publishing new ranges of comparability to be used on required labels for compact and standard sized clothes washers. The Commission is also making several technical corrections to language in the Rule related to clothes washers and dishwashers.
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
In this document, the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') issues its Statement of Basis and Purpose and final Rule pursuant to the requirement imposed by the Controlling the Assault of NonSolicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (``CANSPAM'' or ``the Act'') for the Commission, not later than 12 months after December 16,
The Federal Trade Commission proposes amending the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (``the Rule'') to permanently allow website operators and online services to obtain verifiable parental consent for the collection of personal information from children for internal use by the website operator through sending an email message to parents
As part of its ongoing systematic review of all Federal Trade Commission rules and guides, the Commission gives notice that, during 2005, it intends to request public comments on the two rules listed below. The Commission will request comments on, among other things, the economic impact of, and the continuing need for, the rules; possible conflict
Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by Title II of the HartScottRodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, requires persons contemplating certain mergers or acquisitions to give the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General advance notice and to wait designated periods before consummation of such plans.
The information collection requirements described below have been 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 December 31, 2006, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements for