Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-Vendor Security Alliance, 80087 [2016-27402]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 15, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—ASTM International Standards Notice is hereby given that, on September 12, 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’’), ASTM International (‘‘ASTM’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or changes to its standards development activities. 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, ASTM has provided an updated list of current, ongoing ASTM standards activities originating between May 2016 and September 2016 designated as Work Items. A complete list of ASTM Work Items, along with a description of each, is available at http://www.astm.org. On September 15, 2004, ASTM 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 November 10, 2004 (69 FR 65226). The last notification with the Attorney General was filed on May 18, 2016. A notice was filed in the Federal Register on June 21, 2016 (81 FR 40352). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the 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: Allison Transmission, Inc., Indianapolis, IN; BAE Systems, Johnson City, NY; Deere & Company, Moline, IL; Tata Motors European Technical Centre (TMETC), London, United Kingdom; and Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., Northbrook, IL. The general area of EssES–II’s planned activity is to develop detailed cell level data on current or near market technology across a diverse number of manufacturers to allow a relative comparison between available technologies. The program will provide performance, life, abuse and consistency of manufacturing test data for memberselected systems in a private, independent third party laboratory format (non-governmental). This will provide members with the data required to assess the pertinent performance characteristics of various battery topologies, chemistries and manufacturers to assist in the selection of cells for a vehicular or stationary energy storage system. Additionally, the level of data and the detail in which it is provided will be sufficient to aid in the development of models, pack integration work and thermal management strategy development. Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2016–27406 Filed 11–14–16; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2016–27405 Filed 11–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Antitrust Division mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Cooperative Research Group on Energy Storage System Evaluation and Safety II Notice is hereby given that, on September 21, 2016, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. 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Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties to the venture are: Airbnb, Inc., San Francisco, CA; Atlassian Pty Ltd., Sydney, NSW, Australia; Docker, Inc.; San Francisco, CA; Dropbox, Inc., San Francisco, CA; GoDaddy.com, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ; Palantir Technologies, Inc., Palo Alto, CA; Square, Inc., San Francisco, CA; Twitter, Inc., San Francisco, CA; and Uber Technologies, Inc., San Francisco, CA. The general area of VSA’s planned activity is: Improving Internet security and streamlining vendor security compliance by developing a standardized way for companies to assess cybersecurity practices. Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2016–27402 Filed 11–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1729] Baseline Specifications for Law Enforcement Service Pistols With Security Technology National Institute of Justice, Justice. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) announces the publication of Baseline Specifications for Law Enforcement Service Pistols with Security Technology, which defines baseline specifications for law enforcement service pistols with additional technology to enhance the security of the firearms, found here: http://nij.gov/topics/technology/ firearms/pages/welcome.aspx. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Greene, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531; telephone number: (202) 598–9412; email address: mark.greene2@usdoj.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 29, 2016, the U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ), Homeland Security (DHS), and Defense (DoD) submitted a joint report to the President outlining a strategy to expedite deployment of gun safety technology, found here: https:// SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 220 (Tuesday, November 15, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 80087]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-27402]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Vendor Security Alliance

    Notice is hereby given that, on October 19, 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''), Vendor Security Alliance 
(``VSA'') 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 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: Airbnb, Inc., San Francisco, CA; Atlassian Pty 
Ltd., Sydney, NSW, Australia; Docker, Inc.; San Francisco, CA; Dropbox, 
Inc., San Francisco, CA; GoDaddy.com, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ; Palantir 
Technologies, Inc., Palo Alto, CA; Square, Inc., San Francisco, CA; 
Twitter, Inc., San Francisco, CA; and Uber Technologies, Inc., San 
Francisco, CA.
    The general area of VSA's planned activity is: Improving Internet 
security and streamlining vendor security compliance by developing a 
standardized way for companies to assess cybersecurity practices.

Patricia A. Brink,
Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
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