UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the United States and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers ("ASCAP") have asked this Court to enter the Second Amended Final Judgment, which will take effect three months from the date of entry thereof.
Pursuant to Section XV of the Second Amended Final Judgment, upon the effective date of the Second Amended Final Judgment, the Amended Final Judgment, all modifications and amendments thereto, the Order entered thereunder on January 7, 1960, and all modifications and amendments thereto (Civ. Action No. 41-1395), and the Final Judgment in United States v. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and all modifications and amendments thereto (the "Foreign Decree," formerly Civ. Action No. 42-245) will be vacated.
The United States will file with the Court a memorandum setting forth the reasons it believes entering the proposed Second Amended Final Judgment and vacating the Amended Final Judgment in this action, and vacating the Foreign Decree and dismissing that action, would serve the public interest. Copies of the parties' motion, the United States' memorandum, and all further papers filed with the court in connection with this motion will be available for inspection at Room 200, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, 325 Seventh Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20530, and at the Office of the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York 10007. Copies of any of these materials may be obtained from the Antitrust Division upon request and payment of the copying fee set by Department of Justice regulations.
Interested persons may submit comments to the United States regarding the proposal to enter the Second Amended Final Judgment to vacate the Amended Final Judgment in this action and to vacate the Foreign Decree, and to dismiss, that action. Such comments must be received by the Division within sixty (60) days and will be filed with the court by the United States. Comments should be addressed to James Wade, Chief, Civil Task Force, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, 325 7th Street, N.W., Room 300, Washington, DC 20530.