Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Designation of Longer Period for Commission Action on Proposed Rule Change Filed by The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC, 39776 [E8-15627]

Download as PDF 39776 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 133 / Thursday, July 10, 2008 / Notices C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others No written comments were either solicited or received. III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action Within 35 days of the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register or within such longer period (i) as the Commission may designate up to 90 days of such date if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or (ii) as to which Phlx consents, the Commission will: (A) By order approve such proposed rule change, or (B) Institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.23 Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–15698 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–Phlx–2008–50 on the subject line. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for inspection and copying in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Copies of the filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Phlx. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–Phlx–2008–50 and should be submitted on or before July 31, 2008. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 16:58 Jul 09, 2008 Jkt 214001 For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.6 Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–15627 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] [Release No. 34–58098; File No. SR– NASDAQ–2008–035] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Designation of Longer Period for Commission Action on Proposed Rule Change Filed by The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION July 3, 2008. On April 21, 2008, The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (‘‘Nasdaq’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant Paper Comments to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities • Send paper comments in triplicate Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),1 and to Secretary, Securities and Exchange Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 a proposed rule Commission, 100 F Street, NE., change to amend the by-laws Washington, DC 20549–1090. (‘‘NASDAQ OMX By-Laws’’) of its parent corporation, NASDAQ OMX. The All submissions should refer to File NASDAQ OMX By-Law Proposal was Number SR–Phlx–2008–50. This file published for comment in the Federal number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help the Register on May 8, 2008.3 On June 10, 2008, Nasdaq filed an extension of time Commission process and review your for Commission action extending the comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will action date until July 3, 2008. Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 4 provides post all comments on the Commission’s that within thirty-five days of the Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ publication of notice of the filing of a rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the proposed rule change, or within such submission, all subsequent longer period as the Commission may amendments, all written statements designate up to ninety days of such date with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the 23 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Commission, and all written 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). communications relating to the 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. proposed rule change between the 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 57761 Commission and any person, other than (May 1, 2008), 73 FR 26182 (SR–NASDAQ–2008– those that may be withheld from the 035). 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). public in accordance with the VerDate Aug<31>2005 if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change or institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The Commission finds it appropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider the proposal, which relates to the acquisition of the Boston Stock Exchange, Inc. and the Boston Stock Exchange Clearing Corporation by NASDAQ OMX. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,5 designates August 6, 2008, as the date by which the Commission should either approve or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change. PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [File No. 500–1] In the Matter of: VMT Scientific, Inc.; Order of Suspension of Trading July 8, 2008. It appears to the Securities and Exchange Commission that there is a lack of current and accurate information concerning the securities of VMT Scientific, Inc. (‘‘VMT Scientific’’) because of questions regarding the accuracy of assertions in press releases concerning, among other things: (1) The legal status of VMT Scientific; (2) VMT Scientific’s business combinations; (3) VMT Scientific’s current financial condition; and (4) VMT Scientific’s assets. The Commission is of the opinion that the public interest and the protection of investors require a suspension of trading in the securities of the above-listed company. Therefore, it is ordered, pursuant to section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, that trading in the above listed company is suspended for the period from 9:30 a.m. EDT, July 8, 2008 through 11:59 p.m. EDT, on July 21, 2008. 5 15 6 17 E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). CFR 200.30–3(a)(31). 10JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 133 (Thursday, July 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 39776]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-15627]


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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

[Release No. 34-58098; File No. SR-NASDAQ-2008-035]


Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Designation of Longer 
Period for Commission Action on Proposed Rule Change Filed by The 
NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

July 3, 2008.
    On April 21, 2008, The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (``Nasdaq'') filed 
with the Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission''), pursuant 
to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
(``Act''),\1\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\2\ a proposed rule change to 
amend the by-laws (``NASDAQ OMX By-Laws'') of its parent corporation, 
NASDAQ OMX. The NASDAQ OMX By-Law Proposal was published for comment in 
the Federal Register on May 8, 2008.\3\ On June 10, 2008, Nasdaq filed 
an extension of time for Commission action extending the action date 
until July 3, 2008.
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    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1).
    \2\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4.
    \3\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 57761 (May 1, 2008), 
73 FR 26182 (SR-NASDAQ-2008-035).
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    Section 19(b)(2) of the Act \4\ provides that within thirty-five 
days of the publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule 
change, or within such longer period as the Commission may designate up 
to ninety days of such date if it finds such longer period to be 
appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding the Commission 
shall either approve the proposed rule change or institute proceedings 
to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved.
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    \4\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).
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    The Commission finds it appropriate to designate a longer period 
within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has 
sufficient time to consider the proposal, which relates to the 
acquisition of the Boston Stock Exchange, Inc. and the Boston Stock 
Exchange Clearing Corporation by NASDAQ OMX.
    Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the 
Act,\5\ designates August 6, 2008, as the date by which the Commission 
should either approve or institute proceedings to determine whether to 
disapprove the proposed rule change.
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    \5\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).

    For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, 
pursuant to delegated authority.\6\
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    \6\ 17 CFR 200.30-3(a)(31).
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Florence E. Harmon,
Acting Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E8-15627 Filed 7-9-08; 8:45 am]
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