Sunshine Act Meeting., 29558 [E7-10288]

Download as PDF 29558 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 29, 2007 / Notices U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Tricia Hollis, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. E7–10203 Filed 5–25–07; 8:45 am] SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–55794; File No. SR–Amex– 2007–45] BILLING CODE 6325–38–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 meeting during the week of May 29, 2007: A Closed Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at 10 a.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 his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), (8), (9)(B), and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), (8), 9(ii) and (10), permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Casey, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meeting in closed session. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, 2007 will be: Formal orders of investigations Institution and settlement of injunctive actions Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an enforcement nature Resolution of litigation claims Regulatory matter regarding a financial institution; Adjudicatory matters; and Other matters related to enforcement proceedings. 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 23, 2007. Nancy M. Morris, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–10288 Filed 5–25–07; 8:45 am] 20:45 May 25, 2007 May 22, 2007. 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 May 4, 2007, 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 and II below, which Items have been substantially prepared by the Exchange. On May 9, 2007, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change. This order provides notice of the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1, and approves the proposed rule change, as amended, on an accelerated basis. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes to adopt generic listing standards for commoditylinked securities (‘‘Commodity-Linked Securities’’) and currency-linked securities (‘‘Currency-Linked Securities’’) under new Sections 107E and 107F of the Amex Company Guide, respectively, and make changes with respect to trading halts and trading rules for index-linked securities (‘‘IndexLinked Securities’’) under Section 107D of the Amex Company Guide. The text of the proposed rule change is available at Amex, the Commission’s Public Reference Room, and http:// www.amex.com. 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 1 15 2 17 BILLING CODE 8010–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing and Order Granting Accelerated Approval of Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1 Thereto, To Amend the Generic Listing Standards for Index-Linked Securities and Adopt New Generic Listing Standards for Commodity-Linked Securities and Currency-Linked Securities Jkt 211001 PO 00000 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item III below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in Sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change 1. Purpose The purpose of the proposed rule change is to enable the listing and trading of Commodity-Linked Securities and Currency-Linked Securities pursuant to Rule 19b–4(e) under the Act.3 The Exchange proposes to add new Sections 107E and 107F to the Amex Company Guide to provide generic listing standards for Commodity-Linked Securities and Currency-Linked Securities, respectively. In addition, the Exchange proposes to make changes to Section 107D with respect to trading halts and rules governing the trading of IndexLinked Securities.4 Rule 19b–4(e) provides that the listing and trading of a new derivative securities product by a self-regulatory organization (‘‘SRO’’) shall not be deemed a proposed rule change, pursuant to paragraph (c)(1) of Rule 19b–4,5 if the Commission has approved, pursuant to Section 19(b) of the Act,6 the SRO’s trading rules, procedures, and listing standards for the product class that would include the new derivative securities product, and the SRO has a surveillance program for such product class.7 Amex is proposing to adopt generic listing standards under new Sections 107E and 107F of the Company Guide pursuant to which it will be able to trade Commodity-Linked Securities and Currency-Linked Securities 8 without individual Commission approval of each such product pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act.9 The Exchange represents that within five (5) business days after commencement of trading of a 3 17 CFR 240.19b–4(c). from Jeffrey P. Burns, Associate General Counsel, Amex, to Edward Cho, Special Counsel, Division of Market Regulation, Commission, dated May 21, 2007 (confirming the scope of the proposed rule change). 5 17 CFR 240.19b–4(c)(1). 6 17 U.S.C. 78s(b). 7 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 40761 (December 8, 1998), 63 FR 70952 (December 22, 1998) (S7–13–98). 8 Commodity-Linked Securities and CurrencyLinked Securities are similar to Index-Linked Securities. See Section 107D of the Amex Company Guide. 9 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 4 E-mail E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 102 (Tuesday, May 29, 2007)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E7-10288]


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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 meeting during the week of 
May 29, 2007:
    A Closed Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at 10 a.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 his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth 
in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), (8), (9)(B), and (10) and 17 CFR 
200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), (8), 9(ii) and (10), permit consideration of 
the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting.
    Commissioner Casey, as duty officer, voted to consider the items 
listed for the closed meeting in closed session.
    The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, 
May 30, 2007 will be:

Formal orders of investigations
Institution and settlement of injunctive actions
Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an 
enforcement nature
Resolution of litigation claims
Regulatory matter regarding a financial institution;
Adjudicatory matters; and
Other matters related to enforcement proceedings.
    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 23, 2007.
Nancy M. Morris,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E7-10288 Filed 5-25-07; 8:45 am]
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