Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-The Open Group, L.L.C., 18012-18013 [2017-07590]

Download as PDF 18012 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 71 / Friday, April 14, 2017 / Notices the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and contract personnel,2 solely for cybersecurity purposes. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.3 This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of §§ 201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: April 10, 2017. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Cooperative Research Group on Particle Sensor Performance and Durability Notice is hereby given that, on March 15, 2017, 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 Particle Sensor Performance and Durability (‘‘PSPD–II’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the 2 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov. 16:21 Apr 13, 2017 Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2017–07589 Filed 4–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—The Open Group, L.L.C. [FR Doc. 2017–07525 Filed 4–13–17; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties to the venture are: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc., Deer Park, IL; Coorstek Sensors, LLC, Grand Junction, CO; Cummins Inc., Columbus, IN; Denso Corporation, Southfield, MI; FCA US LLC, Auburn Hills, MI; Hino Motors, Ltd., Tokyo, JAPAN; John Deere, Waterloo, IA; NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd., Nagota, JAPAN; Stoneridge, Warren, OH; and Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc., Jackson, MI. The general area of PSPD–II’s planned activity is to critically investigate the performance and durability of various exhaust particle and gaseous sensor technologies on different engine platforms. Jkt 241001 Notice is hereby given that, on March 30, 2017, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), The Open Group, L.L.C. (‘‘TOG’’) 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, ABB Automation GmbH, Minden, GERMANY; Aramco Services Company, Houston, TX; ARC Advisory Group, Inc., Dedham, MA; ARCHIT, Valby, DENMARK; Aspen Technology, Inc., Bedford, MA; BASF Corporation, Florham, NJ; Belcan, LLC, Oldsmar, FL; ´ ˆ CentraleSupelec, Chatenay-Malabry, FRANCE; Cirrus Link Solutions, LLC, Spring Hill, KS; CTPartners S.A., Warszawa, POLAND; Emerson Process Management LLLP, Round Rock, TX; ˜ eVOLVE Gestao Empresarial, Barueri, BRAZIL; General Electric, Niskayuna, NY; Inductive Automation, Folsom, CA; Infinite Dimensions Integration, Inc., PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 West Plains, MO; Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA; it SolutionCrew GmbH, Nussbaumen, SWITZERLAND; Koch Industries, Inc., Wichita, KS; Leidse Onderwijsinstellingen BV, Leiderdorp, THE NETHERLANDS; McLeod Consultancy Pty. Ltd., Canberra, AUSTRALIA; Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ; Mocana Corporation, San Francisco, CA; NxGN Pty., Ltd., Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA; nxtControl GmbH, Leobersdorf, AUSTRIA; OMEC Sp. z.o.o, Warsaw, POLAND; Praxair, Inc., Tanawanda, NY; Process Systems Enterprise Ltd., London, UNITED KINGDOM; Radix U.S., LLC, Houston, TX; Relcom, Inc., Forest Grove, OR; Rogerson Kratos, Irvine, CA; Invensys Systems, Inc., Foxboro, MA; Shenzhen Expressway Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Siemens Industry, Inc., Spring House, PA; Silver Storm Solutions SL, Valladolid, SPAIN; Skayl, LLC, ´ ´ ´ ´ Scottsdale, AZ; Societe Generale S.A., Paris, FRANCE; StackFrame, LLC, Sanford, FL; Strategy Alliance B.V., Puttershoek, THE NETHERLANDS; The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI; and Yokogawa Electric Corporation, Musashino, JAPAN, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, BEDROCKmg, Hawthorn, AUSTRALIA; CALCULEX, Inc., Las Cruces, NM; Cordial Business Advisers AB, Stockholm, SWEDEN; Dividend Group Corp., Toronto, CANADA; EOH Mthombo (Pty) Ltd. t/a Wonderware, Bedfordview, SOUTH AFRICA; Eskom Holdings, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA; Exostrategies, Inc., Woodland, CO; FEAC Institute, Monument, CO; Genesis Housing Association, London, UNITED KINGDOM; Incepture S.a.r.l., Rabat, MOROCCO; Link Consulting, S.A., Lisbon, PORTUGAL; Mariner Partners, Inc., Saint John, CANADA; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; nVision IT (Pty) Ltd., Sandton, SOUTH AFRICA; Ohio University, Athens, OH; Osrodek Studiow nad Cyfrowym Panstwem, Lodz, POLAND; Processworks Pte., Ltd., Singapore, SINGAPORE; Salesforce.com, Inc., San Francisco, CA; State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Bloomington, IL; Time-Critical Technologies, Natick, MA; and Wispa Systems-Parsons Brinckerhoff Africa, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA, 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 TOG intends E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 71 / Friday, April 14, 2017 / Notices to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On April 21, 1997, TOG 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 June 13, 1997 (62 FR 32371). The last notification was filed with the Department on January 24, 2017. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 27, 2017 (82 FR 11943). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2017–07590 Filed 4–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration [Application No. D–11880] Notice of Proposed Exemption Aon Pension Plan (the Plan) Located in Chicago, Illinois Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice of proposed exemption. AGENCY: This document contains a notice of pendency before the Department of Labor (the Department) of a proposed individual exemption from certain prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code). This notice includes the following proposed exemption: D–11880, Aon Pension Plan (the Plan). DATES: All interested persons are invited to submit written comments and/or requests for a hearing on the pending exemption, unless otherwise stated in the Notice of Proposed Exemption, within 44 days from the date of publication of this Federal Register Notice. SUMMARY: Comments and requests for a hearing should state: (1) The name, address, and telephone number of the person making the comment or request, and (2) the nature of the person’s interest in the exemption and the manner in which the person would be adversely affected by the exemption. A request for a hearing must also state the issues to be addressed and include a general description of the evidence to be presented at the hearing. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:21 Apr 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 All written comments and requests for a hearing (at least three copies) should be sent to the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), Office of Exemption Determinations, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20210. Attention: Application No. D–11880. Interested persons are also invited to submit comments and/or hearing requests to EBSA via email or FAX. Any such comments or requests should be sent either by email to: moffitt.betty@dol.gov, or by FAX to (202) 693–8474 by the end of the scheduled comment period. The application for exemption and the comments received will be available for public inspection in the Public Disclosure Room of the Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–1515, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Warning: All comments will be made available to the public. Do not include any personally identifiable information (such as Social Security number, name, address, or other contact information) or confidential business information that you do not want publicly disclosed. All comments may be posted on the Internet and can be retrieved by most Internet search engines. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Blessed Chuksorji-Keefe of the Department, telephone (202) 693–8567. (This is not a toll-free number.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 18013 the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to issue exemptions of the type requested to the Secretary of Labor. Therefore, these notices of proposed exemption are issued solely by the Department. The application contains representations with regard to the proposed exemption which are summarized below. Interested persons are referred to the application on file with the Department for a complete statement of the facts and representations. Proposed Exemption Section I. Covered Transactions If the proposed exemption is granted, the restrictions of sections 406(a)(1)(A), 406(a)(1)(D), 406(b)(1) and 406(b)(2) of the Act and the sanctions resulting from the application of section 4975 of the Code, by reason of section 4975(c)(1)(A), (D), and (E) of the Code,2 shall not apply to the proposed in-kind contribution (the Contribution) by Aon Corporation (Aon), to the Plan of a 3.5% limited partnership interest (the Partnership Interest) in the Trident V, L.P. Fund (the Fund). Section II. General Conditions Notice to Interested Persons Notice of the proposed exemption will be provided to all interested persons in the manner agreed upon by the applicant and the Department within 44 days of the date of publication in the Federal Register. Such notice shall include a copy of the notice of proposed exemption as published in the Federal Register and shall inform interested persons of their right to comment and to request a hearing (where appropriate). The proposed exemption was requested in an application filed pursuant to section 408(a) of the Act and/or section 4975(c)(2) of the Code, and in accordance with procedures set forth in 29 CFR part 2570, subpart B (76 FR 66637, 66644, October 27, 2011).1 Effective December 31, 1978, section 102 of Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1978, 5 U.S.C. App. 1 (1996), transferred (a) The Independent Fiduciary, as defined in Section IV(c) of this proposed exemption, negotiates the terms and conditions of the Contribution, and approves the Contribution as being in the interest of the Plan; (b) The Partnership Interest is contributed to the Plan by Aon at its current fair market value, as determined by the Independent Fiduciary, at the time of the Contribution; (c) On a date preceding the Contribution, Aon makes a cash contribution to the Plan of $7.5 million (the Additional Cash Contribution); (d) The Plan does not have any obligation to make future payments with respect to the Partnership Interest; (e) Aon contributes, on behalf of the Plan, cash amounts that are equal to the remaining capital calls that are requested by the general partner (the General Partner) of the Fund with respect to the Partnership Interest; (f) The Plan does not pay any fees, commissions, costs or other expenses in connection with the either the Contribution or the Additional Cash Contribution, except for fees that are paid by the Plan to the Independent Fiduciary; and 1 The Department has considered exemption applications received prior to December 27, 2011 under the exemption procedures set forth in 29 CFR part 2570, subpart B (55 FR 32836, 32847, August 10, 1990). 2 For purposes of this proposed exemption, references to specific provisions of section 406 of Title I of the Act, unless otherwise specified, should be read to refer as well to the corresponding provisions of section 4975 of the Code. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 71 (Friday, April 14, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18012-18013]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-07590]


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 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--The Open Group, L.L.C.

    Notice is hereby given that, on March 30, 2017, pursuant to Section 
6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 
15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), The Open Group, L.L.C. (``TOG'') 
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, ABB Automation GmbH, Minden, GERMANY; Aramco Services 
Company, Houston, TX; ARC Advisory Group, Inc., Dedham, MA; ARCHIT, 
Valby, DENMARK; Aspen Technology, Inc., Bedford, MA; BASF Corporation, 
Florham, NJ; Belcan, LLC, Oldsmar, FL; CentraleSup[eacute]lec, 
Ch[acirc]tenay-Malabry, FRANCE; Cirrus Link Solutions, LLC, Spring 
Hill, KS; CTPartners S.A., Warszawa, POLAND; Emerson Process Management 
LLLP, Round Rock, TX; eVOLVE Gest[atilde]o Empresarial, Barueri, 
BRAZIL; General Electric, Niskayuna, NY; Inductive Automation, Folsom, 
CA; Infinite Dimensions Integration, Inc., West Plains, MO; Intel 
Corporation, Santa Clara, CA; it SolutionCrew GmbH, Nussbaumen, 
SWITZERLAND; Koch Industries, Inc., Wichita, KS; Leidse 
Onderwijsinstellingen BV, Leiderdorp, THE NETHERLANDS; McLeod 
Consultancy Pty. Ltd., Canberra, AUSTRALIA; Merck & Co., Inc., 
Kenilworth, NJ; Mocana Corporation, San Francisco, CA; NxGN Pty., Ltd., 
Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA; nxtControl GmbH, Leobersdorf, AUSTRIA; OMEC 
Sp. z.o.o, Warsaw, POLAND; Praxair, Inc., Tanawanda, NY; Process 
Systems Enterprise Ltd., London, UNITED KINGDOM; Radix U.S., LLC, 
Houston, TX; Relcom, Inc., Forest Grove, OR; Rogerson Kratos, Irvine, 
CA; Invensys Systems, Inc., Foxboro, MA; Shenzhen Expressway 
Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 
CHINA; Siemens Industry, Inc., Spring House, PA; Silver Storm Solutions 
SL, Valladolid, SPAIN; Skayl, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ; 
Soci[eacute]t[eacute] G[eacute]n[eacute]rale S.A., Paris, FRANCE; 
StackFrame, LLC, Sanford, FL; Strategy Alliance B.V., Puttershoek, THE 
NETHERLANDS; The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI; and Yokogawa 
Electric Corporation, Musashino, JAPAN, have been added as parties to 
this venture.
    Also, BEDROCKmg, Hawthorn, AUSTRALIA; CALCULEX, Inc., Las Cruces, 
NM; Cordial Business Advisers AB, Stockholm, SWEDEN; Dividend Group 
Corp., Toronto, CANADA; EOH Mthombo (Pty) Ltd. t/a Wonderware, 
Bedfordview, SOUTH AFRICA; Eskom Holdings, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA; 
Exostrategies, Inc., Woodland, CO; FEAC Institute, Monument, CO; 
Genesis Housing Association, London, UNITED KINGDOM; Incepture 
S.a.r.l., Rabat, MOROCCO; Link Consulting, S.A., Lisbon, PORTUGAL; 
Mariner Partners, Inc., Saint John, CANADA; Massachusetts Institute of 
Technology, Cambridge, MA; nVision IT (Pty) Ltd., Sandton, SOUTH 
AFRICA; Ohio University, Athens, OH; Osrodek Studiow nad Cyfrowym 
Panstwem, Lodz, POLAND; Processworks Pte., Ltd., Singapore, SINGAPORE; 
Salesforce.com, Inc., San Francisco, CA; State Farm Mutual Automobile 
Insurance Company, Bloomington, IL; Time-Critical Technologies, Natick, 
MA; and Wispa Systems-Parsons Brinckerhoff Africa, Johannesburg, SOUTH 
AFRICA, 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 TOG intends

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to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in 
membership.
    On April 21, 1997, TOG 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 June 13, 
1997 (62 FR 32371).
    The last notification was filed with the Department on January 24, 
2017. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to 
Section 6(b) of the Act on February 27, 2017 (82 FR 11943).

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-07590 Filed 4-13-17; 8:45 am]
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