Notice is hereby given that, on August 10, 2016, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Members of SGIP 2.0, Inc. (“MSGIP 2.0”) 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, Red Hat, Inc., Raleigh, NC; and Think Energy, Houston, TX, have been added as parties to this venture.
Also, American Public Power Association (APPA), Washington, DC; ARC Informatique, Serves, FRANCE; Cornice Engineering, Inc., Grand Canyon, AZ; Elster Solutions, Raleigh, NC; GridIntellect LLC, Madison, AL; LocalGrid Technologies, Mississauga, CANADA; Milbank Manufacturing Co., Kansas City, MO; National Instruments, Austin, TX; Nikos Hatziargyriou Technical Office Consultants, Athens, GREECE; and Utilities Telecom Council, Inc., Washington, DC, have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 MSGIP 2.0 intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On February 5, 2013, MSGIP 2.0 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 March 7, 2013 (78 FR 14836).
The last notification was filed with the Department on April 12, 2016. A notice was published in the Federal
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Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on May 18, 2016 (81 FR 31259).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
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