Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 60047 [E7-20793]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 23, 2007 / Notices per response and is filed by approximately 12,022 issuers annually. We estimate that 75% of the 8.7 hours per response (6.525 hours) is prepared by the issuer for a total annual reporting burden of 78,444 hours (6.525 hours per response × 12,022 responses). Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden imposed by the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 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. Please direct your written comments 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. Dated: October 12, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–20792 Filed 10–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–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. rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Extension: Rule 0–2, Form ADV–NR, SEC File No. 270–214, OMB Control No. 3235–0240. 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. The titles for the collections of information are ‘‘Rule 0–2’’ (17 CFR 275.0–2) and ‘‘Form ADV–NR’’ (17 CFR VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:33 Oct 22, 2007 Jkt 214001 279.4) under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80b–1). Rule 0– 2 and Form ADV–NR facilitate service of process to non-resident investment advisers and their non-resident general partners or non-resident managing agents. The Form requires these persons to designate the Commission as agent for service of process. The purpose of this collection of information is to enable the commencement of legal and or regulatory actions against investment advisers that are doing business in the United States, but are not residents. The respondents to this information collection would be each non-resident general partner or non-resident managing agent of an SEC-registered adviser. The Commission has estimated that compliance with the requirement to complete Form ADV–NR imposes a total burden of approximately 1.0 hours for an adviser. Based on our experience with these filings, we estimate that we will receive 18 Form ADV–NR filings annually. Based on the 1.0 hours per respondent estimate, the Commission staff estimates a total annual burden of 18 hours for this collection of information. 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 will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 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. Please direct your written comments to R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, C/O Shirley Martinson, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, VA, 22312; or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Dated: October 15, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–20793 Filed 10–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60047 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Washington, DC 20549–0213. Extension: Rule 17f–1(g), SEC File No. 270–30, OMB Control No. 3235–0290. 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’’) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for extension of the previously approved collection of information discussed below. • Rule 17f–1(g) (17 CFR 240.17f–1(g)) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78q(f)) (‘‘Act’’) Requirements for reporting and inquiry with respect to missing, lost, counterfeit, or stolen securities. Rule 17f–1(g), under the Act, requires that all reporting institutions (i.e., every national securities exchange, member thereof, registered securities association, broker, dealer, municipal securities dealer, registered transfer agent, registered clearing agency, participant therein, member of the Federal Reserve System, and bank insured by the FDIC) maintain and preserve a number of documents related to their participation in the Lost and Stolen Securities Program (‘‘Program’’) under Rule 17f–1. The following documents must be kept in an easily accessible place for three years, according to paragraph (g): (1) Copies or all reports of theft or loss (Form X–17F–1A) filed with the Commission’s designee; (2) all agreements between reporting institutions regarding registration in the Program or other aspects of Rule 17f–1; and (3) all confirmations or other information received from the Commission or its designee as a result of inquiry. Reporting institutions utilize these records and reports (a) to report missing, lost, stolen or counterfeit securities to the database, (b) to confirm inquiry of the database, and (c) to demonstrate compliance with Rule 17f–1. The Commission and the reporting institutions’ examining authorities utilize these records to monitor the incidence of thefts and losses incurred by reporting institutions and to determine compliance with Rule 17f–1. If such records were not retained by reporting institutions, compliance with E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1

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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:
    Rule 0-2, Form ADV-NR, SEC File No. 270-214, OMB Control No. 
3235-0240.

    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.
    The titles for the collections of information are ``Rule 0-2'' (17 
CFR 275.0-2) and ``Form ADV-NR'' (17 CFR 279.4) under the Investment 
Advisers Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80b-1). Rule 0-2 and Form ADV-NR 
facilitate service of process to non-resident investment advisers and 
their non-resident general partners or non-resident managing agents. 
The Form requires these persons to designate the Commission as agent 
for service of process. The purpose of this collection of information 
is to enable the commencement of legal and or regulatory actions 
against investment advisers that are doing business in the United 
States, but are not residents.
    The respondents to this information collection would be each non-
resident general partner or non-resident managing agent of an SEC-
registered adviser. The Commission has estimated that compliance with 
the requirement to complete Form ADV-NR imposes a total burden of 
approximately 1.0 hours for an adviser. Based on our experience with 
these filings, we estimate that we will receive 18 Form ADV-NR filings 
annually. Based on the 1.0 hours per respondent estimate, the 
Commission staff estimates a total annual burden of 18 hours for this 
collection of information.
    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 will 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information 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.
    Please direct your written comments to R. Corey Booth, Director/
Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, C/O 
Shirley Martinson, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, VA, 22312; or 
send an e-mail to: PRA--Mailbox@sec.gov.

    Dated: October 15, 2007.
Florence E. Harmon,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-20793 Filed 10-22-07; 8:45 am]
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