[Billing Code 6750-01]
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
EXTENSION OF TIME FOR SUBMITTING VIEWS REGARDING DRAFT ANTITRUST GUIDELINES FOR COLLABORATIONS AMONG COMPETITORS
AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission
SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") is extending the period for submission of views regarding the Antitrust Guidelines for Collaborations Among Competitors, issued in draft by the FTC and the U.S. Department of Justice (Athe Agencies@). See 64 Fed. Reg. 54483 (1999). The Agencies issued the Guidelines in draft form to provide an opportunity for submission of advice and suggestions from businesses, consumers, and antitrust practitioners that will assist in ensuring that the Guidelines achieve their goals. In order to allow additional time for preparation of views, the Commission has extended the period for filing submissions through February 4, 2000.
DATES: Views should be submitted as specified below by February 4, 2000.
ADDRESSES: To facilitate efficient review, all views should be submitted in written and electronic form. Six hard copies of each submission should be addressed to Donald S. Clark, Office of the Secretary, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. Submissions should be captioned ADraft Antitrust Guidelines for Collaborations Among Competitors -- Submission of Views.@ Electronic submissions may be made in one of two ways. They may be filed on a 3-2 inch computer disk, with a label on the disk stating the name of the submitter and the name and version of the word processing program used to create the document. (Programs based on DOS or Windows are preferred. Files from other operating systems should be submitted in ASCII text format.) Alternatively, electronic submissions may be sent by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Policy Planning staff at (202) 326-3712.
By direction of the Commission.
Donald S. Clark