WEARLY v. F. T. C.

Civ. No. 77-1860.

462 F.Supp. 589 (1978)

W. L. WEARLY, Ingersoll-Rand Company, The Torrington Company, Plaintiffs, v. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, Michael Pertschuk, Chairman, Calvin J. Collier, David A. Clanton, M. Elizabeth Hanford Dole, Paul Rand Dixon, Defendants.

United States District Court, D. New Jersey.

October 18, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Christiansen, Jube & Keegan by Sam Radin, Newark, N. J., for plaintiffs Ingersoll-Rand Co. and The Torrington Co.; Burns, Van Kirk, Greene & Kafer, New York City, by Joseph W. Burns, New York City, of counsel.

Carpenter, Bennett & Morrissey, Newark, N. J., for plaintiff W. L. Wearly by David M. McCann, Newark, N. J.; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Washington, D. C., by Miles W. Kirkpatrick, Washington, D. C., of counsel.

Robert J. Del Tufo, U. S. Atty. by Donald J. Volkert, Jr., Asst. U. S. Atty., Newark, N. J., for defendants; Mark W. Haase, Sp. Atty., Washington, D. C., Arthur W. Adelberg, Washington, D. C., of counsel.


BIUNNO, District Judge.

This litigation grows out of an administrative subpoena issued to Wearly, who is chairman of Ingersoll-Rand (I-R), which in turn owns all the stock of its subsidiary, Torrington. The subpoena was issued in connection with a non-public investigation designed to look into the question of anti-trust aspects of activities or arrangements conducted through joint ventures, stock acquisitions, and the like. The specific subject matter...

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