Sunshine Act Meeting, 55185 [E8-22246]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 24, 2008 / Notices In addition, the following provisions shall be part of this 17d–2 Agreement: Securities Exchange Act of 1934: Section 15(f) SEC Rules: Rule 200 of Regulation SHO—Definition of ‘‘Short Sale’’ and Marking Requirements Rule 203 of Regulation SHO— Borrowing and Delivery Requirements Rule 606 of Regulation NMS— Disclosure of Order Routing Information Rule 607 of Regulation NMS—Customer Account Statements * * * * * III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Plan and Timing for Commission Action Pursuant to section 17(d)(1) of the Act 16 and Rule 17d–2 thereunder,17 October 15, 2008, the Commission may, by written notice, declare the plan submitted by BATS and FINRA, File No. 4–569, to be effective if the Commission finds that the plan is necessary or appropriate in the public interest and for the protection of investors, to foster cooperation and coordination among self-regulatory organizations, or to remove impediments to and foster the development of the national market system and a national system for the clearance and settlement of securities transactions and in conformity with the factors set forth in section 17(d) of the Act. IV. Solicitation of Comments In order to assist the Commission in determining whether to approve the proposed 17d–2 Plan and to relieve BATS of the responsibilities which would be assigned to FINRA, interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/other.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number 4–569 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, Station Place, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number 4–569. This file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments 16 15 17 17 U.S.C. 78q(d)(1). CFR 240.17d–2. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:38 Sep 23, 2008 more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/rules/ other.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed plan that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed plan between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for inspection and copying in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Copies of the plan also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal offices of BATS and FINRA. 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 4–569 and should be submitted on or before October 15, 2008. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.18 Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–22212 Filed 9–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a Closed Meeting on Thursday, September 18, 2008, at 5:30 p.m. Commissioners and certain staff members who have an interest in the matter will attend the Closed Meeting. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions as set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(8) and (9) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(8) and (9), permit consideration of the scheduled matter at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Paredes as duty officer, voted to consider the item listed for the closed meeting in closed session, and determined that no earlier notice thereof was possible. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 18, 2008, will be: Matters related to the financial markets. 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: September 18, 2008. Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–22246 Filed 9–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–58570; File No. SR–Amex– 2008–70] Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1, To Revise Its Initial Listing Process To Eliminate the Current Appeal Process for Initial Listing Decisions, Add a New Confidential Pre-application Eligibility Review Process, and Upgrade Its Listing Requirements by Eliminating the Alternative Listing Standards September 17, 2008. 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 September 4, 2008, the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex’’ or the ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, and III below, which Items have been prepared by the Exchange. Amex filed Amendment No. 1 on September 17, 2008. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change, as amended, from interested persons. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change In connection with its pending acquisition by NYSE Euronext, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘NYSE’’) and NYSE Arca, Inc. (‘‘NYSE Arca’’), the Exchange desires to revise its initial listing process to more closely align it with the process in place at the NYSE, as well as to upgrade its listing requirements. To that end, the Exchange proposes to amend Sections 101, 201, 206 and 1 15 18 17 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(34). Frm 00165 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55185 2 17 E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 24SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 186 (Wednesday, September 24, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 55185]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-22246]


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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, Public Law 94-409, that the Securities 
and Exchange Commission will hold a Closed Meeting on Thursday, 
September 18, 2008, at 5:30 p.m.
    Commissioners and certain staff members who have an interest in the 
matter will attend the Closed Meeting.
    The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has 
certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions as set 
forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(8) and (9) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(8) and (9), 
permit consideration of the scheduled matter at the Closed Meeting.
    Commissioner Paredes as duty officer, voted to consider the item 
listed for the closed meeting in closed session, and determined that no 
earlier notice thereof was possible.
    The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, 
September 18, 2008, will be:
    Matters related to the financial markets.
    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: September 18, 2008.
Florence E. Harmon,
Acting Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E8-22246 Filed 9-23-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 8010-01-P