Sunshine Act Meeting, 28057 [06-4585]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 93 / Monday, May 15, 2006 / Notices required interest rate is 85 percent of the annual rate of interest determined by the Secretary of the Treasury on amounts invested conservatively in long-term investment grade corporate bonds for the month preceding the beginning of the plan year for which premiums are being paid—applies only for premium payment years beginning in 2004 or 2005. Congress is considering legislation that would extend the PFEA rate for one more year. If legislation that changes the rules for determining the required interest rate for plan years beginning in May 2006 is adopted, the PBGC will promptly publish a Federal Register notice with the new rate. The following table lists the required interest rates to be used in determining variable-rate premiums for premium payment years beginning between June 2005 and May 2006. For premium payment years beginning in: The required interest rate is: June 2005 ............................. July 2005 .............................. August 2005 ......................... September 2005 ................... October 2005 ........................ November 2005 .................... December 2005 .................... January 2006 ........................ February 2006 ...................... March 2006 ........................... April 2006 ............................. May 2006 .............................. 4.60 4.47 4.56 4.61 4.62 4.83 4.91 3.95 3.90 3.89 4.02 4.30 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Federal Register Citation of Previous Announcement: [71 FR 27014, May 9, 2006]. STATUS: Closed meeting. PLACE: 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC. DATE AND TIME OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED MEETING: Thursday, May 11, 2006 at 1 p.m. Change in the Meeting: Additional items. The following items will also be considered during the 1 p.m. Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 11, 2006: Litigation matters; regulatory matters involving financial institutions; other matters related to enforcement proceedings; and an adjudicatory matter. Commissioner Glassman, as duty officer, determined that no earlier notice thereof was possible. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: May 10, 2006. J. Lynn Taylor, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–4585 Filed 5–11–06; 3:55 pm] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P Multiemployer Plan Valuations Following Mass Withdrawal jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES The PBGC’s regulation on Duties of Plan Sponsor Following Mass Withdrawal (29 CFR part 4281) prescribes the use of interest assumptions under the PBGC’s regulation on Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer Plans (29 CFR part 4044). The interest assumptions applicable to valuation dates in June 2006 under part 4044 are contained in an amendment to part 4044 published elsewhere in today’s Federal Register. Tables showing the assumptions applicable to prior periods are codified in appendix B to 29 CFR part 4044. Issued in Washington, DC, on this 9th day of May 2006. Vincent K. Snowbarger, Deputy Executive Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. [FR Doc. E6–7314 Filed 5–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7708–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–53778; File No. SR–Amex– 2005–125] Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Order Granting Approval of Proposed Rule Change and Amendment No. 1 Thereto Relating to Dual Listing May 9, 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 December 5, 2005, the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) a proposed rule change to amend (i) Sections 140 and 141 of the Amex Company Guide and the Amex Fee Schedule to reduce the listing fees for 1 15 2 17 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:54 May 12, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28057 companies listed on another securities market that dual list on the Amex, and (ii) Amex Rule 118 to include in the scope of the Rule securities listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market (formerly referred to as the Nasdaq SmallCap Market) and to accommodate the dual listing of securities listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market and the Nasdaq National Market. Additionally, the Amex proposed minor, technical changes to Amex Rules 7, 24, 109, 115, 126, 128A, 131, 135A, 156, 170, 190 and 205, and Sections 142 and 950 of the Company Guide to reflect the proposed changes to Amex Rule 118. On March 21, 2006, Amex filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change. The proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1, was published for notice and comment in the Federal Register on April 4, 2006.3 The Commission received no comments on the proposed rule change. This order approves the proposed rule change. The Commission finds that the proposed rule change is consistent with the requirements of the Act and the rules and regulations thereunder applicable to a self-regulatory organization.4 Specifically, the Commission believes that the proposed rule change is consistent with Sections 6(b)(4) and (5) of the Act,5 in that it is designed to provide an equitable allocation of reasonable dues, fees and other charges among members and issuers and other persons using the Amex’s facilities, and to prevent fraudulent and manipulative acts and practices, to promote just and equitable principles of trade, to foster cooperation and coordination with persons engaged in regulating, clearing, settling, processing information with respect to, and facilitating transactions in securities, to remove impediments to and perfect the mechanism of a free and open market and a national market system, and, in general, to protect investors and the public interest. The Commission also believes the proposed rule change is not designed to permit unfair discrimination between customers, issuers, brokers, or dealers, or to regulate by virtue of any authority conferred by the Act matters not related to the purpose of the Act or the administration of the Amex. The Commission believes that competition among listing markets has the potential 3 Securities Exchange Act Release No. 53563 (March 29, 2006), 71 FR 16839. 4 In approving the proposed rule change, the Commission has considered the proposed rule’s impact on efficiency, competition and capital formation. See 15 U.S.C. 78c(f). 5 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(4) and (5). E:\FR\FM\15MYN1.SGM 15MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 93 (Monday, May 15, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 28057]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-4585]


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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meeting

Federal Register  Citation of Previous Announcement: [71 FR 27014, May 
9, 2006].

STATUS: Closed meeting.

PLACE: 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC.

DATE AND TIME OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED MEETING: Thursday, May 11, 2006 
at 1 p.m.

Change in the Meeting: Additional items.
    The following items will also be considered during the 1 p.m. 
Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 11, 2006: Litigation 
matters; regulatory matters involving financial institutions; other 
matters related to enforcement proceedings; and an adjudicatory matter.
    Commissioner Glassman, as duty officer, determined that no earlier 
notice thereof was possible.
    At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in 
the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to 
ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, 
please contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551-5400.

    Dated: May 10, 2006.
J. Lynn Taylor,
Assistant Secretary.
[FR Doc. 06-4585 Filed 5-11-06; 3:55 pm]
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