Notice is hereby given that, on May 2, 2012, 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, ACT, Iowa City, IA; Framingham State University, Framingham, MA; Global Scholar, Bellevue, WA; McGraw-Hill CTB, Nashville, TN; and VitalSource Technologies, Raleigh, NC, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, UNICON, Inc., Chandler, AZ; Kyung Hee Cyber University, Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; and Kaplan Global Solutions, Fort Lauderdale, FL, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.
In addition, Sungard Higher Education has changed its name to Ellucian, Malvern, PA.
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 February 6, 2012. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on March 2, 2012 (77 FR 12881).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-13974 Filed 6-7-12; 8:45 am]
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