Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 68904 [E7-23609]

Download as PDF 68904 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2007 / Notices Dated: November 29, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–23607 Filed 12–5–07; 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. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Extension: Rule 425; OMB Control No. 3235–0521; SEC File No. 270–462. 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 approval. Rule 425 (17 CFR 230.425) under the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77a et seq.) requires the filing of certain prospectuses and communications under Rule 135 (17 CFR 230.135) and Rule 165 (17 CFR 230.165) in 18 2,359 (total burden hours)/20,895 (total respondents) = 0.11. 19 20,895 (total responses) × .11 (hours per respondent) = 2,298.45. For purposes of entering this number into ROCIS, it has been rounded to 2,298. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:57 Dec 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 connection with business combination transactions. The purpose of the rule is to permit more oral and written communications with shareholders about tender offers, mergers and other business combination transactions on a more timely basis, so long as the written communications are filed on the date of first use. Approximately 3,700 issuers file communications under Rule 425 at an estimated .25 hours per response for a total of 925 annual burden hours. Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 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, VA 22312; or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Regulation C (17 CFR 230.400 through 230.498) provides standard instructions to guide persons when filing registration statements under the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77a et seq.). The information collected is intended to ensure the adequacy of information available to investors in the registration of securities. The information provided is mandatory. Regulation C is assigned one burden hour for administrative convenience because it does not directly impose information collection requirements. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Written comments regarding the above information should be directed to the following persons: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; or send an email to Alexander_T._Hunt@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief Information Office, Securities and Exchange Commission, C/O Shirley Martinson, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22312; or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of this notice. Dated: November 29, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–23609 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] Dated: November 30, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–23641 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P for each respondent.18 There are approximately 2,298 total burden hours for all respondents.19 An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Comments should be directed to (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or by sending an e-mail to: Alexander_T._Hunt@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) 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. Comments must be submitted within 30 days of this notice. BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request [Release No. IC–28069] Upon written request, copies available from: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Washington, DC 20549–0213. Extension: Regulation C; OMB Control No. 3235–0074; SEC File No. 270–68. Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget the request for extension of the previously approved collection of information discussed below. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 November 30, 2007. The following is a notice of applications for deregistration under section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 for the month of November, 2007. A copy of each application may be obtained for a fee at the SEC’s Public Reference Branch (tel. 202–551–5850). An order granting each application will be issued unless the SEC orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing on any application by writing to the SEC’s Secretary at the address below and serving the relevant applicant with a copy of the request, E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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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 425; OMB Control No. 3235-0521; SEC File No. 270-462.

    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 approval.
    Rule 425 (17 CFR 230.425) under the Securities Act of 1933 (15 
U.S.C. 77a et seq.) requires the filing of certain prospectuses and 
communications under Rule 135 (17 CFR 230.135) and Rule 165 (17 CFR 
230.165) in connection with business combination transactions. The 
purpose of the rule is to permit more oral and written communications 
with shareholders about tender offers, mergers and other business 
combination transactions on a more timely basis, so long as the written 
communications are filed on the date of first use. Approximately 3,700 
issuers file communications under Rule 425 at an estimated .25 hours 
per response for a total of 925 annual burden hours.
    Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 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, VA 22312; or 
send an e-mail to: PRA--Mailbox@sec.gov.

    Dated: November 29, 2007.
Florence E. Harmon,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-23609 Filed 12-5-07; 8:45 am]
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