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FTC clears Linde-Lincare deal

July 24, 2012HME News Staff

MUNICH, Germany, and CLEARWATER, Fla. - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has cleared one of the conditions needed for The Linde Group to acquire Lincare Holdings for $4.6 billion, the two companies announced this week. The FTC has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act, according to a press release. “The termination of the HSR Act waiting period satisfies one of the conditions necessary for the consummation of the...

FTC, Lincare, Linde, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

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Electric Mobility settles with the FTC

April 28, 2011Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Is there a third reason that Electric Mobility will be ceasing operations sometime this summer? Electric Mobility recently settled with the Federal Trace Commission (FTC) over charges that it improperly used a "Win a Free Rascal" sweepstakes as a way to call 3 million people on the Do Not Call registry since 2003. "In small print under the part of the sweepstakes form provided for the entrant's phone number, EMC reminded consumers to list their numbers so the company could contact them...

Electric Mobility, FTC, Telemarketing

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