FTC Approves Final Order Settling Charges that Charlotte Pipe Products, Ltd. Acquisition of Star Pipes Cast Iron Soil Pipe Business Was Anticompetitive

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company’s 2010 purchase of Star Pipe Products, Inc.’s cast iron soil pipe (CISP) business was anticompetitive.  The order prohibits Charlotte Pipe from enforcing a confidentiality and non-compete agreement with Star Pipe, requires Charlotte Pipe […]