Notice is hereby given that, on March 24, 2015, 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. (“IMS Global”) 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, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA; Microsoft, Redmond, WA; PARCC, Inc., Washington, DC; State of Michigan Department of Education, Lansing, MI; and University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, Jenzabar, Cambridge, MA; SungKyunKwan University, Gyeonggi-do, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; and McGraw-Hill CTB, Nashville, TN, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On April 7, 2000, IMS Global 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 December 8, 2014. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on January 5, 2015 (80 FR 259).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2015-09316 Filed 4-21-15; 8:45 am]
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