Sunshine Act Meeting, 74539 [E8-28885]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 236 / Monday, December 8, 2008 / Notices amendment proposes to add ISE as a party to the Symbology Plan. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed amendment from interested persons. to, and perfect the mechanisms of, a national market system or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. I. Description and Purpose of the Amendment The current parties to the Symbology Plan are CHX, Nasdaq, FINRA, NSX, and Phlx. The proposed amendment to the Symbology Plan would add ISE as a party to the Symbology Plan. A selfregulatory organization (‘‘SRO’’) may become a party to the Symbology Plan if it satisfies the requirements of Section I(c) of the Plan. Specifically, an SRO may become a party to the Symbology Plan if: (i) It maintains a market for the listing or trading of Plan Securities,4 in accordance with rules approved by the Commission, which securities are identified by one, two, three, four, or five character symbols; (ii) it signs a current copy of the Plan; and (iii) it pays to the other parties a proportionate share of the aggregate development costs, based upon the number of symbols reserved by the new party during the first twelve (12) months of such party’s membership. ISE has submitted a signed copy of the Symbology Plan to the Commission in accordance with the requirement set forth in the Symbology Plan regarding new parties to the plan. Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the amendment is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES II. Effectiveness of the Proposed Symbology Plan Amendment The foregoing proposed Symbology Plan amendment has become effective pursuant to Rule 608(b)(3)(iii) 5 because it involves solely technical or ministerial matters. At any time within sixty days of the filing of this amendment, the Commission may summarily abrogate the amendment and require that it be refiled pursuant to paragraph (b)(1) of Rule 608,6 if it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors or the maintenance of fair and orderly markets, to remove impediments proposed by the Chicago Stock Exchange, Inc. (‘‘CHX’’), The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (‘‘Nasdaq’’), National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (‘‘NASD’’) (n/k/a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (‘‘FINRA’’)),4 National Stock Exchange, Inc. (‘‘NSX’’), and Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc. (‘‘Phlx’’), subject to certain changes. See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 58904, 73 FR 67218 (November 13, 2008) (File No. 4–533). 4 ‘‘Plan Securities’’ are defined in the Symbology Plan as securities that: (i) Are NMS securities as currently defined in Rule 600(a)(46) under the Act; and (ii) any other equity securities quoted, traded and/or trade reported through an SRO facility. 5 17 CFR 242.608(b)(3)(iii). 6 17 CFR 242.608(b)(1). VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:32 Dec 05, 2008 Jkt 217001 III. Solicitation of Comments 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 4–533 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number 4–533. This file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments 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/ sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change 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 filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. 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 4–533 and should be submitted on or before December 29, 2008. PO 00000 For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.7 Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–28958 Filed 12–5–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–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 Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 2 p.m. Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters also may be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), 9(B) and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), 9(ii) and (10), permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Walter, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the Closed Meeting in closed session. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 9, 2008 will be: Formal orders of investigation; Institution and settlement of injunctive actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an enforcement nature; Consideration of amicus participation; and Other matters relating to enforcement proceedings. 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: December 2, 2008. Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–28885 Filed 12–5–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 7 17 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74539 E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 08DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 236 (Monday, December 8, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 74539]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-28885]


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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 Tuesday, December 
9, 2008 at 2 p.m.
    Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the 
Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. 
Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters also may be 
present.
    The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has 
certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth 
in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), 9(B) and (10) and 17 CFR 
200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), 9(ii) and (10), permit consideration of the 
scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting.
    Commissioner Walter, as duty officer, voted to consider the items 
listed for the Closed Meeting in closed session.
    The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 
December 9, 2008 will be:
    Formal orders of investigation;
    Institution and settlement of injunctive actions;
    Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an 
enforcement nature;
    Consideration of amicus participation; and
    Other matters relating to enforcement proceedings.
    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: December 2, 2008.
Florence E. Harmon,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-28885 Filed 12-5-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 8011-01-P