Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 49746 [E7-17077]

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Rule 15b11–1 (17 CFR 240.15b11–1) and Form BD–N (17 CFR 249.501b) serve as the form of notice for futures commission merchants and introducing brokers that register as broker-dealers by notice pursuant to section 15(b)(11)(A) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.). Specifically, the form requires a broker-dealer registering by notice to indicate whether it is filing a notice registration to conduct a securities business in security futures products and if so, that it satisfies the statutory conditions for notice registration. The total annual burden imposed by Rule 15b11–1 and Form BD–N is approximately 8 hours, based on approximately 16 responses (16 initial filings + 0 amendments). Each initial filing requires approximately 30 minutes to complete and each amendment requires approximately 15 minutes to complete. There is no annual cost burden. The Commission will use the information collected pursuant to Rule 15b11–1 to elicit basic identification information as well as information that PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will allow the Commission to ensure that the futures commission merchants and introducing brokers meet the statutory conditions to register by notice pursuant to section 15(b)(11) of the Exchange Act. This information will assist the Commission in fulfilling its regulatory obligations. Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted in writing within 60 days of this publication. Comments should be directed to: R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, C/O Shirley Martinson, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, Virginia 22312 or send an e-mail to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted within 60 days of this notice. Dated: August 22, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–17077 Filed 8–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Proposed Collection; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Washington, DC 20549–0213. Extension: Rule 15Ba2–5; OMB Control No. 3235–0088; SEC File No. 270–91. Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) is soliciting comments on the collection of information summarized below. The Commission plans to submit this existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget for extension and approval. E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

    Upon written request, copies available from: Securities and 
Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, 
Washington, DC 20549-0213.

Extension: Form BD-N/Rule 15b11-1; SEC File No. 270-498; OMB Control 
No. 3235-0556.

    Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange 
Commission (``Commission'') is soliciting comments on the collection of 
information summarized below. The Commission plans to submit this 
existing collection of information to the Office of Management and 
Budget for extension and approval.
    Rule 15b11-1 (17 CFR 240.15b11-1) and Form BD-N (17 CFR 249.501b) 
serve as the form of notice for futures commission merchants and 
introducing brokers that register as broker-dealers by notice pursuant 
to section 15(b)(11)(A) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 
U.S.C. 78a et seq.). Specifically, the form requires a broker-dealer 
registering by notice to indicate whether it is filing a notice 
registration to conduct a securities business in security futures 
products and if so, that it satisfies the statutory conditions for 
notice registration.
    The total annual burden imposed by Rule 15b11-1 and Form BD-N is 
approximately 8 hours, based on approximately 16 responses (16 initial 
filings + 0 amendments). Each initial filing requires approximately 30 
minutes to complete and each amendment requires approximately 15 
minutes to complete. There is no annual cost burden.
    The Commission will use the information collected pursuant to Rule 
15b11-1 to elicit basic identification information as well as 
information that will allow the Commission to ensure that the futures 
commission merchants and introducing brokers meet the statutory 
conditions to register by notice pursuant to section 15(b)(11) of the 
Exchange Act. This information will assist the Commission in fulfilling 
its regulatory obligations.
    Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted in 
writing within 60 days of this publication.
    Comments should be directed to: R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief 
Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, C/O Shirley 
Martinson, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, Virginia 22312 or send 
an e-mail to: PRA--Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted within 
60 days of this notice.

    Dated: August 22, 2007.
Florence E. Harmon,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-17077 Filed 8-28-07; 8:45 am]
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