Sunshine Act Meeting, 36569 [06-5748]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 27, 2006 / Notices public comments whenever possible. The Panel Staff expects that public statements presented at Panel meetings will be focused on the Panel’s statutory charter and working group topics, and not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements, and that comments will be relevant to the issues under discussion. Oral Comments: Speaking times will be confirmed by Panel staff on a ‘‘firstcome/first-served’’ basis. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, oral public comments must be no longer than 10 minutes. Because Panel members may ask questions, reserved times will be approximate. Interested parties must contact Mr. Emile Monette, in writing (via mail, email, or fax identified above for Mr. Monette) at least one week prior to the meeting in order to be placed on the public speaker list for the meeting. Oral requests for speaking time will not be taken. Speakers are requested to bring extra copies of their comments and/or presentation slides for distribution to the Panel at the meeting. Speakers wishing to use a Power Point presentation must e-mail the presentation to Mr. Monette one week in advance of the meeting. Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted until the date of the meeting (unless otherwise stated), written comments should be received by the Panel Staff at least one week prior to the meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the Panel for their consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments should be supplied to the DFO at the address/ contact information given in this FR Notice in one of the following formats (Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich Text files, in IBM–PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Pub. L. 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold the following meetings during the week of June 26, 2006: A Closed Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 2 p.m. Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in this opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (6), (7), (9)(B), (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (5), (6), (7), (9)(ii), and (10) permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Nazareth, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meetings in closed session. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 29, 2006 will be: Formal orders of investigation; Institution and settlement of injunctive actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an enforcement nature; and Litigation matters. (f) Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access the public meetings listed above should contact Ms. Auletta at least five business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Please note: Because the Panel operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, up to and including being posted on the Panel’s Web site. 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: June 22, 2006. J. Lynn Taylor, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–5748 Filed 6–23–06; 12:01 pm] Laura Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory Panel. [FR Doc. 06–5762 Filed 6–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3110–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:33 Jun 26, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE [Release No. 34–54019; File No. SR–CBOE– 2006–55] Sunshine Act Meeting BILLING CODE 8010–01–M 36569 Self-Regulatory Organizations; Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change Regarding Position Limits for VIX Options June 20, 2006. 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 May 31, 2006, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (‘‘Exchange’’ or ‘‘CBOE’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the ‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been prepared by the Exchange. The Exchange filed this proposal as a ‘‘non-controversial’’ proposed rule change pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(iii) of the Act 3 and Rule 19b–4(f)(6) thereunder,4 which renders the proposed rule change effective upon filing with the Commission.5 The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change CBOE is filing this rule change to eliminate the position limits for the regular-size options on the CBOE Volatility Index (‘‘VIX’’); the CBOE Nasdaq 100 Volatility Index (‘‘VXN’’); and the CBOE Dow Jones Industrial Average Volatility Index (‘‘VXD’’).6 The text of the proposed rule change is available on the Exchange’s Web site (http://www.cboe.com), at the Exchange’s Office of the Secretary, and 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(iii). 4 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6). 5 The Exchange requested the Commission to waive the five-day pre-filing notice requirement and the 30-day operative delay, as specified in Rule 19b–4(f)(b)(iii). 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6)(iii). 6 CBOE also has an increased-value version of VIX, VXN, and VXD, which is calculated by multiplying the corresponding index level of the regular-size VIX, VXN, and VXD, respectively, by ten. See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 49698 (May 13, 2004), 69 FR 29152 (May 20, 2004) (‘‘Notice of Filing Order Granting Accelerated Approval of a Proposed Rule change by [CBOE] Relating to Options on Certain CBOE Volatility Indexes’’). Telephone conversation between Angelo Evangelou, Assistant General Counsel, CBOE, and Geoffrey Pemble, Special Counsel, Division of Market Regulation, Commission, on June 19, 2006. 2 17 E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 123 (Tuesday, June 27, 2006)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 06-5748]


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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meeting

    Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, Pub. L. 94-409, that the Securities and 
Exchange Commission will hold the following meetings during the week of 
June 26, 2006:
    A Closed Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 2 p.m.
    Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the 
Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. 
Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be 
present.
    The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has 
certified that, in this opinion, one or more of the exemptions set 
forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (6), (7), (9)(B), (10) and 17 CFR 
200.402(a)(3), (5), (6), (7), (9)(ii), and (10) permit consideration of 
the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting.
    Commissioner Nazareth, as duty officer, voted to consider the items 
listed for the closed meetings in closed session.
    The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, 
June 29, 2006 will be:

Formal orders of investigation;
Institution and settlement of injunctive actions;
Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an 
enforcement nature; and
Litigation matters.

    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: June 22, 2006.
J. Lynn Taylor,
Assistant Secretary.
[FR Doc. 06-5748 Filed 6-23-06; 12:01 pm]
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