Realtor Group Locked Out Of High Court In FTC Fight

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 2:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied Realcomp II Ltd.'s request to weigh in on a Federal Trade Commission finding that the realtor group violated competition law by restricting the publication of certain low-cost real estate listings.

The high court's denial of Michigan-based Realcomp's petition for a writ of certiorari leaves in place a Sixth Circuit ruling from April backing the FTC's decision that Realcomp's policy of blocking nontraditional, low-cost listings from being published through their realtor data service narrowed consumer choice and hindered the competitive...
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