FR Alert – Covering:04/19/2019

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Hyosung Corporation (Hyosung) and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. and Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems Co. (collectively, Hyundai) made sales of large power transformers from the Republic of Korea (Korea) at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2016, through July 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable April 19, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Drury (Hyosung) or Joshua DeMoss (Hyundai), AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0195 or (202) 482-3362, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 7, 2018, Commerce published the Preliminary Results.\1\ A summary of the events that occurred since Commerce published these preliminary results, as well as a full discussion of the issues raised by parties for this final determination, may be found in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.\2\ 
[19-07909][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that Filmag Italia Spa (Filmag) did not make sales of stainless steel butt- weld pipe fittings (SSBW pipe fittings) from Italy at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) February 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018. In addition, we are rescinding the review in part with respect to one company for which the request for review was timely withdrawn. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable April 19, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Drury or Kent Boydston, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0195 or (202) 482-5649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 16, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register the notice of initiation of an administrative review of the AD order on SSBW pipe fittings from Italy for the period February 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018.\1\ Commerce initiated a review with respect to two
[19-07924][Full Article] [PDF]

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of State is amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to revise the licensing exemption for transfers made by or for an agency of the U.S. Government. DATES: This rule is effective on April 19, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Monjay, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Department of State, telephone (202) 663-2817; email DDTCPublicComments@state.gov. ATTN: ITAR Amendment–By or For. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department published a proposed rule on May 22, 2015 (RIN 1400-AC88, 80 FR 29565) (Proposed Rule) and received 17 public comments. The Department published a final rule on August 17, 2016 (81 FR 54732) covering those elements of the Proposed Rule not related to the exemption for exports and temporary imports made to or on behalf of a department or agency of the U.S. Government in ITAR Sec. 126.4, and addressed the relevant public comments. This final rule addresses only the proposed revision of that exemption, and addresses only the public comments related to that proposal. The changes to Sec. 126.4 relevant to the existing text are described below. This final rule revises ITAR Sec. 126.4 to clarify when exports, reexports, retransfers, temporary imports, and performance of a defense service (collectively described as “transfers” for the remainder of thi
[19-07696][Full Article] [PDF]

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The FTC is making technical revisions to several of the notices that it has published under the Privacy Act of 1974 to describe its systems of records. This action is intended to make these notices clearer, more accurate, and up-to-date. DATES: This notice shall become final and effective on April 19, 2019. [[Page 16494]] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: G. Richard Gold and Alex Tang, Attorneys, Office of the General Counsel, FTC, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326-2424. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To inform the public, the FTC publishes in the Federal Register and posts on its website a “system of records notice” (SORN) for each system of records that the FTC currently maintains within the meaning of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a (“Privacy Act” or “Act”). See https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/foia/foia-reading-rooms/privacy-act-systems. The Privacy Act protects records about individuals in systems of records collected and maintained by Federal agencies. (A system is not a “system of records” under the Act unless the agency maintains and retrieves records in the system by the relevant individual’s name or other personally assigned identifier.) Each Federal agency, including the FTC, must publish a SORN that describes the records maintained in each 
[19-07842][Full Article] [PDF]

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is updating the Federal Register notice for the entry of one person on OFAC’s Specially Designated National and Blocked Persons List (SDN List). DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202-622-2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions
[19-07846][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of two individuals that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202-622-2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available
[19-07847][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of eight persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202-622-2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Action(s)
[19-07849][Full Article] [PDF]

INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 16533-16534] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-07898] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-595-596 and 731-TA-1401, 1403, and 1405-1406 (Final)] Large Diameter Welded Pipe From Canada, Greece, Korea, and Turkey Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines,2 3 pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of carbon and alloy (other than
[19-07898][Full Article] [PDF]