Notice is hereby given that, on June 11, 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, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., Herndon, VA, has been added as a party 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 April 30, 2018. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on June 5, 2018 (83 FR 26092).
Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2018-14585 Filed 7-6-18; 8:45 am]
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