Notice is hereby given that, on June 30, 2009, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, ASN/JES & Co., Tucson, AZ; Cambridge Assessment, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Hughes Network Systems, Germantown, MD; Iowa Community College Online Consortium (ICCOC), W. Burlington, IA; New Publishing Solutions, Sparta, NJ; Ubion Co., Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea; and University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Editure, Education Technology Division, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia has withdrawn as a party to this venture.
No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On April 7, 2000, IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on September 13, 2000 (65 FR 55283).
The last notification was filed with the Department on April 16, 2009. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on May 21, 2009 (74 FR 23884).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. E9-19885 Filed 8-20-09; 8:45 am]
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