USPE

AcronymDefinition
USPEUnited States Purchasing Exchange
USPEUnion Sportive des Polices d’Europe
USPEUtah Society of Professional Engineers
USPEUnited Surgical Partners Europe (private medical group; Spain)
USPEUniversity School of Physical Education (Poznan, Poland)
USPEUnconsolidated Special-Purpose Entities (PLM Equipment Growth Fund)
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The results obtained in the analgesic test experiments appear to suggest that USPE and pure caryophyllene oxide isolated from this extract possess centrally and peripherally mediated analgesic properties.
The settlement includes more than $30 million that will be distributed to consumers by the states and the District of Columbia and an additional $20 million to settle a class-action suit filed in Illinois, said USPE spokesman Harvey Englander.
These settlements allow USPE to continue to serve our satisfied customers with our mailings offering a variety of merchandise products,'' he said.
Under the settlement, USPE has agreed to include ``a clear and conspicuous sweepstakes fact sheet in all of its future sweepstakes mailings,'' Lockyer said.
We certainly look to having other sweepstakes companies follow the disclosure standard and protections for high-activity consumers being set by USPE,'' added Lockyer.
USPE, which has been in business since 1967 and has undergone a recent downsizing, admitted no wrongdoing under the agreement.
However, in a statement, USPE defended its business practices, saying, ``Consistent with all sweepstakes programs, people do not have to order items from USPE catalogs in order to enter the sweepstakes, in fact, many of the entrants do not order merchandise.
According to the 47 states involved, USPE each year sends out tens of millions of mailings nationwide.
Under the terms of the Assurance of Voluntary Compliance, USPE is required to establish a fund of $30.