[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 75 (Wednesday, April 17, 1996)]
[Page 16796]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-9425]


[Dkt. 9243]

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., et al.; Prohibited Trade Practices and 
Affirmative Corrective Actions

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission.

ACTION: Final order.


SUMMARY: This final order dismisses charges against R.R. Donnelley & 
Sons Co. in connection with Donnelley's 1990 acquisition of Meredith/
Burda Company L.P., on the grounds that the product market for 
analyzing the effects of the acquisition is not as narrow as alleged 
and that anticompetitive effects are unlikely. This action reverses the 
initial decision of the Commission's Administrative Law Judge and 
nullifies his order that Donnelley divest various printing plants.

DATES: Complaint issued October 11, 1990. Final order issued July 21, 

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Doyle, FTC/S-2105, Washington, 
D.C. 20580. (202) 326-2819.

(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. 96-9425 Filed 4-16-96; 8:45 am]