Lobsters: Effects of the Canada-EU Trade Agreement on the U.S. Industry Termination of Investigation, 2697-2698 [2021-00567]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 13, 2021 / Notices complaint names as respondents: Ericsson AB of Sweden; Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson of Sweden; and Ericsson Inc. of Plano, TX The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order, cease and desist orders, and impose a bond upon respondents’ alleged infringing articles during the 60day Presidential review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j). Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or § 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions on the public interest must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Any written submissions on other issues must also be filed by no later than the close of business, eight calendar days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file replies to any written submissions no later than three calendar days after the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Jan 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 date on which any initial submissions were due. Any submissions and replies filed in response to this Notice are limited to five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 3522’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic Filing Procedures 1). Please note the Secretary’s Office will accept only electronic filings during this time. Filings must be made through the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https:// edis.usitc.gov.) No in-person paperbased filings or paper copies of any electronic filings will be accepted until further notice. Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary at EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. 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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), 1 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_ filing_procedures.pdf. 2 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2697 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: January 8, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–00518 Filed 1–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–579] Lobsters: Effects of the Canada-EU Trade Agreement on the U.S. Industry Termination of Investigation United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice of termination of investigation. AGENCY: Pursuant to a letter from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) received on December 23, 2020, withdrawing his request of July 29, 2020 that the Commission conduct an investigation and prepare a report that details any negative effects of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union on the United States lobster industry, the Commission has terminated Investigation No. 332–579: Lobsters: Effects of the Canada-EU Trade Agreement on the U.S. Industry, and will not release a report. The USTR requested the investigation and report under authority delegated by the President and pursuant to section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930. In his letter withdrawing the request, the USTR stated that the European Union’s recent removal of tariffs on imported lobsters eliminated the need for a report analyzing any disadvantages to the U.S. lobster industry caused by the prior agreement between Canada and the European Union. DATES: July 29, 2020: Receipt of request for the investigation. October 1, 2020: Public hearing. December 23, 2020: Receipt of request to terminate the investigation. [Publication in Federal Register]: Termination of investigation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Christopher Robinson (202–205–2602 or christopher.robinson@usitc.gov) or Deputy Project Leader Amelia Shister (202–205–2047 or amelia.shister@ usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of these investigations, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 2698 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 13, 2021 / Notices contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. 6(b) of the Act on October 2, 2015 (80 FR 59815). The last notification was filed with the Department on October 1, 2020. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 15, 2020 (85 FR 65425). By order of the Commission. Issued: January 8, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—OPEN RF Association, Inc. [FR Doc. 2021–00567 Filed 1–12–21; 8:45 am] Notice is hereby given that, on January 04, 2021 pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Open RF Association, Inc. 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 invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, National Instruments, Austin, TX 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 Open RF Association, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On February 21, 2020, Open RF Association, Inc. 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 11, 2020 (85 FR 14247). The last notification was filed with the Department on October 6, 2020. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 15, 2020 (85 FR 65424). BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—R Consortium, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on December 28, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), R Consortium, Inc. (‘‘R Consortium’’) 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, Stiftung fu¨r Qualita¨tssicherung und Transparenz im Gesundheitswesen, Berlin, GERMANY, 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 R Consortium intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On September 15, 2015, R Consortium 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Jan 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2021–00457 Filed 1–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2021–00455 Filed 1–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to The National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—UHD Alliance, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on December 10, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), UHD Alliance, Inc. (‘‘UHD Alliance’’) 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, Fengmi (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd., Beijing, PEOPLE’s REPUBLIC OF CHINA, has been added as a party to this venture. In addition, Charter Communications, St. Louis, MO; Technicolor SA, Cedex, FRANCE; and Westinghouse Electronics, Eastvale, CA 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 UHD Alliance intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On June 17, 2015, UHD Alliance 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 July 17, 2015 (80 FR 42537). The last notification was filed with the Department on September 22, 2020. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 15, 2020(85 FR 65425). Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2021–00454 Filed 1–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Lodging of Proposed First Amendment To Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On January 5, 2021, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed First Amendment to Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-579]


Lobsters: Effects of the Canada-EU Trade Agreement on the U.S. 
Industry Termination of Investigation

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice of termination of investigation.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to a letter from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) 
received on December 23, 2020, withdrawing his request of July 29, 2020 
that the Commission conduct an investigation and prepare a report that 
details any negative effects of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade 
Agreement between Canada and the European Union on the United States 
lobster industry, the Commission has terminated Investigation No. 332-
579: Lobsters: Effects of the Canada-EU Trade Agreement on the U.S. 
Industry, and will not release a report.
    The USTR requested the investigation and report under authority 
delegated by the President and pursuant to section 332(g) of the Tariff 
Act of 1930. In his letter withdrawing the request, the USTR stated 
that the European Union's recent removal of tariffs on imported 
lobsters eliminated the need for a report analyzing any disadvantages 
to the U.S. lobster industry caused by the prior agreement between 
Canada and the European Union.

DATES: 
    July 29, 2020: Receipt of request for the investigation.
    October 1, 2020: Public hearing.
    December 23, 2020: Receipt of request to terminate the 
investigation.
    [Publication in Federal Register]: Termination of investigation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Christopher Robinson 
(202-205-2602 or [email protected]) or Deputy Project 
Leader Amelia Shister (202-205-2047 or [email protected]) for 
information specific to this investigation. For information on the 
legal aspects of these investigations,

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contact William Gearhart of the Commission's Office of the General 
Counsel (202-205-3091 or [email protected]). The media should 
contact Margaret O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202-205-1819 
or [email protected]). Hearing-impaired individuals may 
obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD 
terminal at 202-205-1810. General information concerning the Commission 
may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special 
assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the 
Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: January 8, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-00567 Filed 1-12-21; 8:45 am]
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