[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 75 (Wednesday, April 17, 1996)]
[Page 16795]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-9421]


[Dkt. C-3624]

Mustad International Group NV, et al.; Prohibited Trade 
Practices, and Affirmative Corrective Actions

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission.

ACTION: Consent order.


SUMMARY: In settlement of alleged violations of federal law prohibiting 
unfair or deceptive acts or practices and unfair methods of 
competition, this consent order requires, among other things, a 
Switzerland corporation and its Connecticut subsidiary either to divest 
all of their Connecticut horseshoe nail manufacturing assets, or to 
divest four nail machines and to license technology and know-how to 
operate them, to a Commission-approved acquirer by May 15, 1996.

DATES: Complaint and Order issued October 30, 1995.\1\

    \1\ Copies of the Complaint and the Decision and Order are 
available from the Commission's Public Reference Branch, H-130, 6th 
Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580.

Howard Morse or Joseph Krauss, FTC/S-3627, Washington, D.C. 20580. 
(202) 326-2949 or 326-2713.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On Tuesday, August 15, 1995, there was 
published in the Federal Register, 60 FR 42164, a proposed consent 
agreement with analysis In the Matter of Mustad International Group NV, 
et al., for the purpose of soliciting public comment. Interested 
parties were given sixty (60) days in which to submit comments, 
suggestions or objections regarding the proposed form of the order.
    No comments having been received, the Commission has ordered the 
issuance of the complaint in the form contemplated by the agreement, 
made its jurisdictional findings and entered an order to divest, as set 
forth in the proposed consent agreement, in disposition of this 

(Sec. 6, 38 Stat. 721; 15 U.S.C. 46. Interpret or apply sec. 5, 38 
Stat. 719, as amended; sec. 7, 38 Stat. 731, as amended; 15 U.S.C. 
45, 18)
Donald S. Clark,
[FR Doc. 96-9421 Filed 4-16-96; 8:45 am]