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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 56 / Thursday, March 23, 2006 / Notices SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–53491; File No. SR–ISE– 2006–13] [Release No. 34–53398A; File No. SR– Amex–2005–107] Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change and Amendment Nos. 1 and 2 Relating To Amending Exchange Delisting Rules To Conform to Recent Amendments to Commission Rules Regarding Removal From Listing and Withdrawal From Registration March 17, 2006. Correction wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES In FR Document No. E6–3490, beginning on page 12738 for Monday March 13, 2006, the release heading in the text of column 2 on page 12738, which provides a description of the release, was incorrectly stated. The heading should read as follows: Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC.; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change and Amendment Nos. 1 and 2 Relating to Amending Exchange Delisting Rules to Conform to Recent Amendments to Commission Rules Regarding Removal from Listing and Withdrawal from Registration Also in FR Document No. E6–3490, beginning on page 12738 for Monday March 13, 2006, the first full sentence in the text of column 2 on page 12738, which states that the American Stock Exchange, Inc. filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a proposed rule change, was incorrectly stated. The sentence should read as follows: Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on October 24, 2005, the American Stock Exchange LLC. (‘‘Amex’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (’’Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, and III below, which Items have been substantially prepared by the Exchange. For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.3 Nancy M. Morris, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4185 Filed 3–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 2 17 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:54 Mar 22, 2006 Jkt 208001 Self-Regulatory Organizations; International Securities Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change Relating to Fee Changes March 16, 2006. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on March 13, 2006, the International Securities Exchange, Inc. (‘‘ISE’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II and III below, which items have been prepared by ISE. ISE has designated the proposed rule change as one establishing or changing a due, fee, or other charge, pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act 3 and Rule 19b– 4(f)(2) thereunder,4 which renders the proposal effective upon filing with the Commission. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change ISE is proposing to amend its Schedule of Fees to establish fees for transactions in options on 3 Premium Products.5 The text of the proposed rule change is available on ISE’s Web site at http://www.iseoptions.com, at the Office of the Secretary at ISE, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, the Exchange included statements concerning the purpose of, and basis for, the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposal. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in Sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(ii). 4 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2). 5 ‘‘Premium Products’’ are defined in the Schedule of Fees as the products enumerated therein. 2 17 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14757 A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change 1. Purpose The Exchange is proposing to amend its Schedule of Fees to establish fees for transactions in options on the following 3 Premium Products: Standard & Poor’s MidCap 400 Depository Receipts (‘‘MDY’’),6 iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund (‘‘EWC’’),7 and iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (‘‘EFA’’).8 Specifically, the Exchange is proposing to adopt an execution fee and a comparison fee for all transactions in options on MDY, EWC and EFA.9 The amount of the execution fee and comparison fee for products covered by this filing would be $0.15 and $0.03 per contract, respectively, for all Public 6 ‘‘Standard & Poor’s,’’ ‘‘S&P,’’ ‘‘S&P 400,’’ ‘‘Standard & Poor’s Depositary Receipts,’’ ‘‘SPDR,’’ ‘‘Standard & Poor’s MidCap 400 Depositary ReceiptsTM,’’ and ‘‘MidCap SPDRsTM,’’ are trademarks of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (‘‘McGraw-Hill’’) and have been licensed for use by PDR Services LLC and the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex’’) in connection with the listing and trading of MidCap SPDRs (‘‘MDY’’) on the Amex. MDY is not sponsored, sold, or endorsed by Standard & Poor’s, (‘‘S&P’’), a division of McGraw-Hill, and S&P makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in MDY. McGraw-Hill and S&P have not licensed or authorized ISE to (i) engage in the creation, listing, provision of a market for trading, marketing, and promotion of options on MDY or (ii) to use and refer to any of their trademarks or service marks in connection with the listing, provision of a market for trading, marketing, and promotion of options on MDY or with making disclosures concerning options on MDY under any applicable federal or state laws, rules, or regulations. McGraw-Hill and S&P do not sponsor, endorse, or promote such activity by ISE and are not affiliated in any manner with ISE. 7 iShares is a registered trademark of Barclays Global Investors, N.A. (‘‘BGI’’), a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Bank PLC. ‘‘MSCI Canada Index’’ and ‘‘MSCI EAFE Index’’ are service marks of Morgan Stanley Capital International (‘‘MSCI’’) and have been licensed for use for certain purposes by BGI. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners. Neither MSCI Canada Index Fund (‘‘EWC’’) nor MSCI EAFE Index Fund (‘‘EFA’’) are sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by MSCI. BGI and MSCI have not licensed or authorized ISE to (i) engage in the creation, listing, provision of a market for trading, marketing, and promotion of options on EWC and EFA or (ii) to use and refer to any of their trademarks or service marks in connection with the listing, provision of a market for trading, marketing, and promotion of options on EWC and EFA or with making disclosures concerning options on EWC and EFA under any applicable federal or state laws, rules or regulations. BGI and MSCI do not sponsor, endorse, or promote such activity by ISE, and are not affiliated in any manner with ISE. 8 See id. 9 These fees will be charged to Exchange members. Under a pilot program that is set to expire on July 31, 2006, these fees will also be charged to Linkage Orders (as defined in ISE Rule 1900). E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Release No. 34-53398A; File No. SR-Amex-2005-107]


Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange, Inc.; 
Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change and Amendment Nos. 1 and 2 
Relating To Amending Exchange Delisting Rules To Conform to Recent 
Amendments to Commission Rules Regarding Removal From Listing and 
Withdrawal From Registration

March 17, 2006.

Correction

    In FR Document No. E6-3490, beginning on page 12738 for Monday 
March 13, 2006, the release heading in the text of column 2 on page 
12738, which provides a description of the release, was incorrectly 
stated. The heading should read as follows:
    Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC.; Notice 
of Filing of Proposed Rule Change and Amendment Nos. 1 and 2 Relating 
to Amending Exchange Delisting Rules to Conform to Recent Amendments to 
Commission Rules Regarding Removal from Listing and Withdrawal from 
Registration
    Also in FR Document No. E6-3490, beginning on page 12738 for Monday 
March 13, 2006, the first full sentence in the text of column 2 on page 
12738, which states that the American Stock Exchange, Inc. filed with 
the Securities and Exchange Commission a proposed rule change, was 
incorrectly stated. The sentence should read as follows:
    Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
(the ``Act''),\1\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\2\ notice is hereby given 
that on October 24, 2005, the American Stock Exchange LLC. (``Amex'' or 
``Exchange'') filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission 
(''Commission'') the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, 
and III below, which Items have been substantially prepared by the 
Exchange.
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    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1).
    \2\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4.
    \3\ 17 CFR 200.30-3(a)(12).

    For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, 
pursuant to delegated authority.\3\
Nancy M. Morris,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-4185 Filed 3-22-06; 8:45 am]
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