Notice is hereby given that, on September 17, 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, Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada; BPS Bildungsportal Sachsen GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany; and Levelland Independent School District, Levelland, TX have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, University of North Carolina—Wilmington, Wilmington, NC; Angel Learning, Indianapolis, IN; Information Management Specialists, Montgomery, AL; eCollege.com, Denver, CO; Embanet, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; TIDIA Ae FAPESP Project, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Common Need, Inc., Alexandria, VA; and ACT, Iowa City, IA have withdrawn as parties to this venture.
In addition, Norwegian eStandards Project has changed its name to The Norwegian Secretariat for Standardization Learning Technology (NSSL), Oslo, Norway.
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 June 30, 2009. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on August 21, 2009 (74 FR 42330).Start Signature
Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. E9-25306 Filed 10-21-09; 8:45 am]
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