Notice is hereby given that, on April 30, 2018, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Southwest Research Institute—Cooperative Research Group on HEDGE IV (“HEDGE IV”) 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, Chery Automobile Co., Ltd., Wuhu Anhui, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Convergent Science, Inc., Madison, WI; Denso International America, Inc., Southfield, MI; Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc., Plymouth, MI; The Lubrizol Corporation, Wickliffe, OH; Robert Bosch LLC, Farmington Hill, MI; Sejong Industrial Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi-do; REPUBLIC OF KOREA and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; have been added 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 HEDGE IV intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.
On February 14, 2017, HEDGE IV 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 27, 2017 (82 FR 15238).
The last notification was filed with the Department on July 25, 2017. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on August 28, 2017 (82 FR 40805).
Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2018-12065 Filed 6-4-18; 8:45 am]
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