|Ad # 21820|| Name US DEPT OF JUSTICE/ANTI TRUS|| Size 74 lines|| M0101|
|Class 815'||PO # PO 5338 Authorized by MAURA LEE Account 632270|
PROOF OF PUBLICATION
District of Columbia, ss., Personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for the said District, Kate M. Davey well known to me to be Billing Manager of The Washington Post, a daily newspaper published in the City of Washington, District of Columbia, and making oath in due form of law that an advertisement containing the language annexed hereto was published in said newspaper on the dates mentioned in the certificate herein.
I Hereby Certify that the attached advertisement was published in The Washington Post, a daily newspaper, upon the following dates at a cost of $4,565.80, and was circulated in the Washington metropolitan area.
Published 7 times. Dates: Aug 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2005
/s/ Kate M. Davey
Witness my hand and official seal this 7th day of September 2005
| || ||Jennifer A. Johnson|
|My commissrion expires||Notary Public, District of Columbia|
My Commission Expires 09-30-2008
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Take notice that a proposed Amended Final Judgment has been filed in a civil antitrust case, United States of America v. Kentucky Real Estate Commission, Civil Action No. 3:05-CV-188-S. On March 31, 2005, the United States filed a Complaint alleging that the Commission and others violated Section 1 of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1, when they entered into and engaged in a combination and conspiracy to restrict competition among real estate brokers through the Commission's promulgation and enforcement of regulations banning rebates and inducements. The proposed Amended Final Judgment, filed on July 15, 2005: (i) enjoins the Commission from enforcing any regulations that prohibit licensed real estate brokers in Kentucky from offering non-misleading rebates or inducements; (ii) requires the Commission to notify brokers that they can offer rebates and inducements to attract clients; (iii) permits any broker, whose license is currently suspended or revoked on account of offering a rebate or inducement, to request to have his or her license reinstated; (iv) requires the Commission to cease any current investigations or disciplinary actions relating to the offering of rebates and inducements; and (v) provides that any disciplinary action against rebates and inducements is null and void. A Competitive Impact Statement filed by the United States describes the Complaint, the proposed Amended Final Judgment, the industry, and the remedies available to private litigants who may have been injured by the alleged violation. Copies of the Complaint, Stipulation and Order, proposed Amended Final Judgment, and Competitive Impact Statement are available for inspection at the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Room 200, 325 Seventh Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20530, on the Department of Justice's website at http://www.usdoj.gov/atr/, and at the Office of the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky in Louisville, Kentucky. Interested persons may address comments to John Read, Chief, Litigation III Section, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, 325 7th Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, D.C. 20530 within 60 days of the date of this notice.