Order Granting Registration of Egan-Jones Rating Company To Add Two Additional Classes of Credit Ratings, 75144 [E8-29157]

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Egan-Jones Rating Company, a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (‘‘NRSRO’’), furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) an application under Section 15E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Exchange Act’’) to register for the two classes of credit ratings described in clauses (iv) and (v) of Section 3(a)(62)(B) of the Exchange Act. The Commission finds that the application furnished by PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Egan-Jones Rating Company is in the form required by Exchange Act Section 15E, Exchange Act Rule 17g–1 (17 CFR 240.17g–1), and Form NRSRO (17 CFR 249b.300). Based on the application, the Commission finds that the requirements of Section 15E of the Exchange Act are satisfied. Accordingly, It Is Ordered, under paragraph (a)(2) of Section 15E of the Exchange Act, that the registration of Egan-Jones Rating Company with the Commission for the classes of credit ratings described in clauses (iv) and (v) of Section 3(a)(62)(B) of the Exchange Act is granted. By the Commission. Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–29157 Filed 12–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–59050; File No. SR–Amex– 2008–70] Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Order Approving Proposed Rule Change as Modified by Amendment No. 1 Thereto, 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 December 3, 2008. I. Introduction On September 4, 2008, the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex,’’ or the ‘‘Exchange’’) 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 procedures for initial listing of securities on Amex. On September 17, 2008, Amex filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on September 24, 2008.3 Initially one comment was received opposing the proposed rule change.4 NYSE Alternext 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 58570 (September 17, 2008), 73 FR 55185 (‘‘Notice’’). 4 See letter from Brendan E. Cryan, Managing Member Brendan E. Cyran & Company, LLC, and Jonathan Q. Frey, Chief Operating Officer of J. 2 17 E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

[Release No. 59056]


Order Granting Registration of Egan-Jones Rating Company To Add 
Two Additional Classes of Credit Ratings

December 4, 2008.
    Egan-Jones Rating Company, a nationally recognized statistical 
rating organization (``NRSRO''), furnished to the Securities and 
Exchange Commission (``Commission'') an application under Section 15E 
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Exchange Act'') to register 
for the two classes of credit ratings described in clauses (iv) and (v) 
of Section 3(a)(62)(B) of the Exchange Act. The Commission finds that 
the application furnished by Egan-Jones Rating Company is in the form 
required by Exchange Act Section 15E, Exchange Act Rule 17g-1 (17 CFR 
240.17g-1), and Form NRSRO (17 CFR 249b.300).
    Based on the application, the Commission finds that the 
requirements of Section 15E of the Exchange Act are satisfied.
    Accordingly,
    It Is Ordered, under paragraph (a)(2) of Section 15E of the 
Exchange Act, that the registration of Egan-Jones Rating Company with 
the Commission for the classes of credit ratings described in clauses 
(iv) and (v) of Section 3(a)(62)(B) of the Exchange Act is granted.

    By the Commission.
Florence E. Harmon,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-29157 Filed 12-9-08; 8:45 am]
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