Export Trade Certificate of Review, 76275-76276 [E6-21726]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 244 / Wednesday, December 20, 2006 / Notices Public Comment Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. Written comments may be submitted no later than 14 days after the date of publication of these preliminary results in the Federal Register. Rebuttals to written comments, limited to issues raised in such comments, may be filed no later than 21 days after the date of publication. The Department will issue the final results of this changed circumstances review, which will include the results of its analysis raised in any such written comments, no later than 270 days after the date on which this review was initiated, or within 45 days if all parties agree to our preliminary results. See 19 CFR 351.216(e). If final revocation occurs, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to end the suspension of liquidation for the merchandise covered by the revocation on the effective date of the notice of revocation and to release any cash deposit or bond. See 19 CFR 351.222(g)(4). The current requirement for a cash deposit of estimated AD duties on all subject merchandise will continue unless and until it is modified pursuant to the final results of this changed circumstances review. This initiation and preliminary results of review and notice are in accordance with sections 751(b) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.216, 351.221, and 351.222. Dated: December 12, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–21765 Filed 12–19–06; 8:45 am] Billing Code: 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Export Trade Certificate of Review Notice of Issuance of an Export Trade Certificate of Review, Application No. 06–00002. ACTION: On December 14, 2006, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate of Review to Darah Thomas doing business as Necole Shannon Global Export Services (‘‘NSGES’’). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey C. Anspacher, Director, Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, by telephone at (202) 482–5131 (this is not a toll-free sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:03 Dec 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 number), or by e-mail at oetca@ita.doc.gov. Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. Sections 4001–21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. The regulations implementing Title III are found at 15 CFR part 325 (2005). Export Trading Company Affairs (‘‘ETCA’’) is issuing this notice pursuant to 15 CFR section 325.6(b), which requires the U.S. Department of Commerce to publish a summary of the certification in the Federal Register. Under Section 305(a) of the Act and 15 CFR section 325.11(a), any person aggrieved by the Secretary’s determination may, within 30 days of the date of this notice, bring an action in any appropriate district court of the United States to set aside the determination on the ground that the determination is erroneous. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Certified Conduct Export Trade 1. Products All products. 2. Services All services. 3. Technology Rights Technology Rights, including, but not limited to, patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, that relate to Products and Services. 4. Export Trade Facilitation Services (as They Relate to the Export of Products, Services, and Technology Rights) Export Trade Facilitation Services, including, but not limited to, professional services in the areas of government relations and assistance with state and federal programs; foreign trade and business protocol; consulting; market research and analysis; collection of information on trade opportunities; marketing; negotiations; joint ventures; shipping; export management; export licensing; advertising; documentation and services related to compliance with customs requirements; insurance and financing; trade show exhibitions; organizational development; management and labor strategies; transfer of technology; transportation services; and facilitating the formation of shippers’ associations. Export Markets The Export Markets include all parts of the world except the United States (the fifty states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76275 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands). Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation 1. With respect to the sale of Products and Services, licensing of Technology Rights, and provision of Export Trade Facilitation Services, NSGES, subject to the terms and conditions listed below, may: a. Provide and/or arrange for the provisions of Export Trade Facilitation Services; b. Engage in promotional and marketing activities and collect information on trade opportunities in the Export Markets and distribute such information to clients; c. Enter into exclusive and/or nonexclusive licensing and/or sales agreements with Suppliers for the export of Products, Services, and/or Technology Rights to Export Markets; d. Enter into exclusive and/or nonexclusive agreements with distributors and/or sales representatives in Export Markets; e. Allocate export sales or divide Export Markets among Suppliers for the sale and/or licensing of Products, Services, and/or Technology Rights; f. Allocate export orders among Suppliers; g. Establish the price of Products, Services, and/or Technology Rights for sales and/or licensing in Export Markets; h. Negotiate, enter into, and/or manage licensing agreements for the export of Technology Rights; and i. Enter into contracts for shipping. 2. NSGES and individual Suppliers may regularly exchange information on a one-on-one basis regarding that Supplier’s inventories and near-term production schedules in order that the availability of Products for export can be determined and effectively coordinated by NSGES with its distributors in Export Markets. Terms and Conditions of Certificate 1. In engaging in Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation, NSGES will not intentionally disclose, directly or indirectly, to any Supplier any information about any other Supplier’s costs, production, capacity, inventories, domestic prices, domestic sales, or U.S. business plans, strategies, or methods that is not already generally available to the trade or public. 2. NSGES will comply with requests made by the Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce or E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 76276 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 244 / Wednesday, December 20, 2006 / Notices the Attorney General for information or documents relevant to conduct under the Certificate. The Secretary of Commerce will request such information or documents when either the Attorney General or the Secretary of Commerce believes that the information or documents are required to determine that the Export Trade, Export Trade Activities, and Methods of Operation of a person protected by this Certificate of Review continue to comply with the standards of section 303(a) of the Act. Definition DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Protection Provided by Certificate This Certificate protects NSGES and its employees acting on its behalf from private treble damage actions and government criminal and civil suits under U.S. federal and state antitrust laws for the export conduct specified in the Certificate and carried out during its effective period in compliance with its terms and conditions. Effective Period of Certificate This Certificate continues in effect from the effective date indicated below until it is relinquished, modified, or revoked as provided in the Act and the Regulations. Other Conduct Nothing in this Certificate prohibits NSGES from engaging in conduct not specified in this Certificate, but such conduct is subject to the normal application of the antitrust laws. Disclaimer sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Dated: December 14, 2006. Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, Export Trading Company Affairs. [FR Doc. E6–21726 Filed 12–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P • ‘‘Supplier’’ means a person who produces, provides, or sells Products, Services and/or Technology Rights. The issuance of this Certificate of Review to NSGES by the Secretary of Commerce with the concurrence of the Attorney General under the provisions of the Act does not constitute, explicitly or implicitly, an endorsement or opinion by the Secretary of Commerce or by the Attorney General concerning either (a) the viability or quality of the business plans of NSGES or (b) the legality of such business plans of NSGES under the laws of the United States (other than as provided in the Act) or under the laws of any foreign country. The application of this Certificate to conduct in export trade where the United States Government is the buyer or where the United States Government bears more than half the cost of the transaction is subject to the limitations set forth in Section V.(D.) of the ‘‘Guidelines for the Issuance of Export Trade Certificates of Review VerDate Aug<31>2005 (Second Edition),’’ 50 FR 1786 (January 11, 1985). A copy of the certificate will be kept in the International Trade Administration’s Freedom of Information Records Inspection Facility, Room 4100, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. 20:03 Dec 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 121406E] Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a public meeting of the Ad Hoc Shrimp Effort Management Advisory Panel (AP). DATES: The Ad Hoc Shrimp Effort Management AP meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2007, recess at 5 p.m., reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 and adjourn by 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Houston Hobby Airport, 8181 Airport Blvd., Houston, TX 77061. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Richard Leard, Deputy Executive Director; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Ad Hoc Shrimp Effort Management AP will receive brief presentations on current levels of effort and the levels that could optimize yield from the shrimp fishery. The AP will receive similar briefings on the current level of shrimp trawl bycatch of juvenile red snapper and the maximum level of allowable bycatch that will maintain the current targets for rebuilding the red snapper stock in the Gulf of Mexico. Specifically, the Council has charged the Ad Hoc Shrimp Effort Management AP with the following task: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To develop management recommendations for the shrimp fishery to: a. Manage effort to reduce red snapper bycatch mortality in the shrimp fishery by 50% from the 2001–03 base line in 2007. b. Develop additional measures to reach the red snapper bycatch mortality reduction goals for the shrimp fishery established in the red snapper rebuilding plan. The Ad Hoc Shrimp Effort Management AP consists of commercial shrimp fishermen, dealers, processors, and association representatives as voting members, as well as a NMFS scientist, two representatives of environmental non-government organizations, a NOAA enforcement representative, and a representative of the Sea Grant Cooperative Extension Service as nonvoting members. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the AP for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the AP will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. Copies of the agenda can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Tina Trezza at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: December 14, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–21623 Filed 12–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 121406F] Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Export Trade Certificate of Review

ACTION: Notice of Issuance of an Export Trade Certificate of Review, 
Application No. 06-00002.

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SUMMARY: On December 14, 2006, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued 
an Export Trade Certificate of Review to Darah Thomas doing business as 
Necole Shannon Global Export Services (``NSGES''). This notice 
summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey C. Anspacher, Director, Export 
Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, by 
telephone at (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number), or by e-
mail at oetca@ita.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act 
of 1982 (15 U.S.C. Sections 4001-21) authorizes the Secretary of 
Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. The regulations 
implementing Title III are found at 15 CFR part 325 (2005).
    Export Trading Company Affairs (``ETCA'') is issuing this notice 
pursuant to 15 CFR section 325.6(b), which requires the U.S. Department 
of Commerce to publish a summary of the certification in the Federal 
Register. Under Section 305(a) of the Act and 15 CFR section 325.11(a), 
any person aggrieved by the Secretary's determination may, within 30 
days of the date of this notice, bring an action in any appropriate 
district court of the United States to set aside the determination on 
the ground that the determination is erroneous.

Description of Certified Conduct

Export Trade

1. Products
    All products.
2. Services
    All services.
3. Technology Rights
    Technology Rights, including, but not limited to, patents, 
trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, that relate to Products and 
Services.
4. Export Trade Facilitation Services (as They Relate to the Export of 
Products, Services, and Technology Rights)
    Export Trade Facilitation Services, including, but not limited to, 
professional services in the areas of government relations and 
assistance with state and federal programs; foreign trade and business 
protocol; consulting; market research and analysis; collection of 
information on trade opportunities; marketing; negotiations; joint 
ventures; shipping; export management; export licensing; advertising; 
documentation and services related to compliance with customs 
requirements; insurance and financing; trade show exhibitions; 
organizational development; management and labor strategies; transfer 
of technology; transportation services; and facilitating the formation 
of shippers' associations.

Export Markets

    The Export Markets include all parts of the world except the United 
States (the fifty states of the United States, the District of 
Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American 
Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the 
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands).

Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation

    1. With respect to the sale of Products and Services, licensing of 
Technology Rights, and provision of Export Trade Facilitation Services, 
NSGES, subject to the terms and conditions listed below, may:
    a. Provide and/or arrange for the provisions of Export Trade 
Facilitation Services;
    b. Engage in promotional and marketing activities and collect 
information on trade opportunities in the Export Markets and distribute 
such information to clients;
    c. Enter into exclusive and/or non-exclusive licensing and/or sales 
agreements with Suppliers for the export of Products, Services, and/or 
Technology Rights to Export Markets;
    d. Enter into exclusive and/or non-exclusive agreements with 
distributors and/or sales representatives in Export Markets;
    e. Allocate export sales or divide Export Markets among Suppliers 
for the sale and/or licensing of Products, Services, and/or Technology 
Rights;
    f. Allocate export orders among Suppliers;
    g. Establish the price of Products, Services, and/or Technology 
Rights for sales and/or licensing in Export Markets;
    h. Negotiate, enter into, and/or manage licensing agreements for 
the export of Technology Rights; and
    i. Enter into contracts for shipping.
    2. NSGES and individual Suppliers may regularly exchange 
information on a one-on-one basis regarding that Supplier's inventories 
and near-term production schedules in order that the availability of 
Products for export can be determined and effectively coordinated by 
NSGES with its distributors in Export Markets.

Terms and Conditions of Certificate

    1. In engaging in Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation, 
NSGES will not intentionally disclose, directly or indirectly, to any 
Supplier any information about any other Supplier's costs, production, 
capacity, inventories, domestic prices, domestic sales, or U.S. 
business plans, strategies, or methods that is not already generally 
available to the trade or public.
    2. NSGES will comply with requests made by the Secretary of 
Commerce on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce or

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the Attorney General for information or documents relevant to conduct 
under the Certificate. The Secretary of Commerce will request such 
information or documents when either the Attorney General or the 
Secretary of Commerce believes that the information or documents are 
required to determine that the Export Trade, Export Trade Activities, 
and Methods of Operation of a person protected by this Certificate of 
Review continue to comply with the standards of section 303(a) of the 
Act.

Definition

     ``Supplier'' means a person who produces, provides, or 
sells Products, Services and/or Technology Rights.

Protection Provided by Certificate

    This Certificate protects NSGES and its employees acting on its 
behalf from private treble damage actions and government criminal and 
civil suits under U.S. federal and state antitrust laws for the export 
conduct specified in the Certificate and carried out during its 
effective period in compliance with its terms and conditions.

Effective Period of Certificate

    This Certificate continues in effect from the effective date 
indicated below until it is relinquished, modified, or revoked as 
provided in the Act and the Regulations.

Other Conduct

    Nothing in this Certificate prohibits NSGES from engaging in 
conduct not specified in this Certificate, but such conduct is subject 
to the normal application of the antitrust laws.

Disclaimer

    The issuance of this Certificate of Review to NSGES by the 
Secretary of Commerce with the concurrence of the Attorney General 
under the provisions of the Act does not constitute, explicitly or 
implicitly, an endorsement or opinion by the Secretary of Commerce or 
by the Attorney General concerning either (a) the viability or quality 
of the business plans of NSGES or (b) the legality of such business 
plans of NSGES under the laws of the United States (other than as 
provided in the Act) or under the laws of any foreign country. The 
application of this Certificate to conduct in export trade where the 
United States Government is the buyer or where the United States 
Government bears more than half the cost of the transaction is subject 
to the limitations set forth in Section V.(D.) of the ``Guidelines for 
the Issuance of Export Trade Certificates of Review (Second Edition),'' 
50 FR 1786 (January 11, 1985).
    A copy of the certificate will be kept in the International Trade 
Administration's Freedom of Information Records Inspection Facility, 
Room 4100, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230.

    Dated: December 14, 2006.
Jeffrey Anspacher,
Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. E6-21726 Filed 12-19-06; 8:45 am]
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