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September 2009

PROCTER & GAMBLE: European Competition Law Inquiries Still Ongoing

The Procter & Gamble Co. disclosed in its latest annual report on Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it is still subject to various investigations into potential competition law violations in Europe.

In July 2006, French…

WHOLE FOODS: FTC Approves Settlement on Wild Oats Acquisition

Whole Foods Market, Inc. disclosed in its latest quarterly report

on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange

Commission that the Federal Trade Commission ( FTC ) Commissioners

approved the settlement agreement concerning the company’s

acquisition of Wild Oats Markets, Inc.

FTC had…

METLIFE INC: 130 Sales Practices Suits Still Pending at June 30

MetLife Inc. disclosed in its latest quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that as of June 30, 2009, there were approximately 125 sales practices litigation matters pending against the Company.

Over the past several…

PROCTER & GAMBLE: Talks w/ German Antitrust Authorities Ongoing

The Procter & Gamble Co. is in discussions with German authorities concerning alleged violations of antitrust laws, the company disclosed in its latest annual report on Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

During the fiscal year ended…

METLIFE INC: MSI Unit Faces Disciplinay Action from FINRA

One of MetLife Inc.’s subsidiaries, MetLife Securities Inc. (MSI), may receive a disciplinary action from from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the company disclosed in its latest quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange…

LINEAR TECHNOLOGY: Settles Export Tax Benefits Dispute with IRS

Linear Technology Corp. disclosed in its latest annual report on Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that during fiscal year 2009, the Company and the Appeals Division of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service ( IRS Appeals…

METLIFE INC: Banc of America Suit Defendant Appeals January Ruling

MetLife Inc. disclosed in its latest quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that on June 3, 2009, the defendant in the lawsuit styled Travelers Ins. Co., et al. v. Banc of America Securities…

METLIFE INC: Two Regulatory Disputes vs. MSI Pending in Ill.

One of MetLife Inc.’s subsidiaries, MetLife Securities Inc. (MSI), remains a defendant in two regulatory matters brought by the Illinois Department of Securities, the company disclosed in its latest quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and…

MERCK & CO: Cooperating with DOJ on Vioxx Activities Probe

Merck & Co. Inc. disclosed in its latest Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it is cooperating with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding a probe centered on its Vioxx product activities.

The…

MERCK & CO: Probe Across Europe on Vioxx Product Still Ongoing

Merck & Co. Inc. disclosed in its latest Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it is cooperating with governmental entities in Europe in their respective investigations on the company’s Vioxx product.

Investigations are…

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