Self-Regulatory Organizations; NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on a Proposed Rule Change Relating to Amendments to NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC's Limited Liability Company Agreement, By-Laws, Rules, Advices and Regulations, 21083-21084 [2011-9046]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 72 / Thursday, April 14, 2011 / Notices may be established by the Exchange from time to time. The current rule requirement that such reconciliation report shall be filed with the Exchange prior to such cut-off hour as the Exchange may prescribe and shall be binding on the clearing member on whose behalf it is filed is not changed. The Exchange believes that the proposed Rule 1054 changes not only deletes obsolete provisions and updates the rule but also brings the rule into conformity with current options trading practices. 2. Statutory Basis The Exchange believes that its proposal is consistent with Section 6(b) of the Act 13 in general, and furthers the objectives of Section 6(b)(5) of the Act 14 in particular, in that it is designed to prevent fraudulent and manipulative acts and practices, to promote just and equitable principles of trade, to foster cooperation and coordination with persons engaged in facilitating transactions in securities, and to remove impediments to and perfect the mechanisms of a free and open market and a national market system, by deleting obsolete provisions and updating and modernizing its Regulation 6 regarding the Exchange’s Dress Code and Rule 1054 regarding verification and reconciliation of options trades. B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will impose any burden on competition not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. 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. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action The Exchange believes that the foregoing proposed rule change may take effect upon filing with the Commission pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A) 15 of the Act and Rule 19b– 4(f)(6)(iii) thereunder 16 because the 13 15 U.S.C. 78f(b). U.S.C. 78f(b)(5). 15 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A). 16 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6)(iii). In addition, Rule 19b–4(f)(6) requires a self-regulatory organization to give the Commission written notice of its intent to file the proposed rule change at least five business days prior to the date of filing of the proposed rule 14 15 VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:32 Apr 13, 2011 Jkt 223001 foregoing proposed rule change does not: (i) Significantly affect the protection of investors or the public interest; (ii) impose any significant burden on competition; and (iii) become operative for 30 days from the date on which it was filed, or such shorter time as the Commission may designate. At any time within 60 days of the filing of such proposed rule change, the Commission summarily may temporarily suspend such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. If the Commission takes such action, the Commission shall institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule should be approved or disapproved. 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–2011–48 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–Phlx–2011–48. 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 change, or such shorter time as designated by the Commission. The Exchange has satisfied this requirement. PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21083 public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for Web site viewing and printing in the Commission’s Public Reference Room. 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 SR–Phlx– 2011–48 and should be submitted on or before May 5, 2011. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.17 Cathy Ahn, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–9061 Filed 4–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–64276; File No. SR–Phlx– 2011–13] Self-Regulatory Organizations; NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on a Proposed Rule Change Relating to Amendments to NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC’s Limited Liability Company Agreement, ByLaws, Rules, Advices and Regulations April 8, 2011. I. Introduction On February 16, 2011, NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC (‘‘Phlx’’ or ‘‘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 Exchange’s Limited Liability Company Agreement, By-Laws, Rules, Advices and Regulations to alter its governance process and to make other nonsubstantive conforming changes. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on March 4, 2011.3 The Commission received no comment letters regarding the proposal. 17 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 63981 (February 25, 2011), 76 FR 12180 (March 4, 2011) (‘‘Notice’’). 1 15 E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 21084 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 72 / Thursday, April 14, 2011 / Notices Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 4 provides that within 45 days of the publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or as to which the self-regulatory organization consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The 45th day for this filing is April 18, 2011. The Commission is hereby extending the 45-day period for Commission action on the proposed rule change. The Commission finds that it is appropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on the proposed rule change. In particular, the extension of time will ensure that the Commission has sufficient time to consider and take action on the Exchange’s proposal. Accordingly, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I) of the Act 5 and for the reasons stated above, the Commission designates June 2, 2011, as the date by which the Commission should either approve or disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove, the proposed rule change File No. SR–Phlx–2011–13. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.6 Cathy H. Ahn, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–9046 Filed 4–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–64282; File No. SR–Phlx– 2011–28] Self-Regulatory Organizations; NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on a Proposed Rule Change To Expand the Number of Components in the PHLX Oil Service SectorSM Known as OSXSM, on Which Options Are Listed and Traded mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES April 8, 2011. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.6 Cathy H. Ahn, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–9047 Filed 4–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P I. Introduction On March 2, 2011, NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC (the ‘‘Exchange’’ or ‘‘Phlx’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I). 6 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(31). 5 15 VerDate Mar<15>2010 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 expand the number of components in the PHLX Oil Service SectorSM (the ‘‘Index’’ or ‘‘OSX’’SM) and to change the Index weighting methodology. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on March 17, 2011.3 The Commission received no comments on the proposal. Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 4 provides that within 45 days of the publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or as to which the self-regulatory organization consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The 45th day for this filing is May 1, 2011. The Commission is hereby extending the 45-day period for Commission action on the proposed rule change. The Commission finds that it is 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 proposed rule change, which relates to the addition of components to the Index and a change to the Index weighting methodology. Accordingly, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I) of the Act 5 and for the reason stated above, the Commission designates June 15, 2011, as the date by which the Commission should either approve or disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove, the proposed rule change File No. SR–Phlx–2011–28. 20:32 Apr 13, 2011 Jkt 223001 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 64075 (March 11, 2011), 76 FR 14702 (‘‘Notice’’). 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 5 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I). 6 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(31). 2 17 PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–64283; File No. SR–FINRA– 2011–012] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proposed Rule Change Relating to TRACE Reporting of AssetBacked Securities April 8, 2011. I. Introduction On March 3, 2011, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (‘‘FINRA’’) 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 that would amend the FINRA Rule 6700 Series and FINRA Rule 7730 to prepare for the reporting of Asset-Backed Securities transactions to TRACE.3 The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on March 21, 2011.4 Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 5 provides that, within 45 days of the publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or as to which the self-regulatory organization consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The 45th day for this filing is May 5, 2011. 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 On February 22, 2010, the Commission approved a proposed rule change that amends the FINRA Rule 6700 Series to define Asset-Backed Securities as TRACE-Eligible Securities and to require members to report transactions in such securities to TRACE, and, concomitantly, FINRA Rule 7730, to establish reporting fees for transactions in such securities. See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 61566 (February 22, 2010), 75 FR 9262 (March 1, 2010) (Order Approving File No. SR–FINRA–2009–065) (‘‘TRACE ABS filing’’) and Regulatory Notice 10–23 (April 2010). The rule amendments in the TRACE ABS filing currently are anticipated to become effective on May 16, 2011. See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 63223 (November 1, 2010), 75 FR 68654 (November 8, 2010) (Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of SR–FINRA–2010–054 to Extend the Implementation Period for SR–FINRA–2009–065); Regulatory Notice 10–55 (October 2010) (establishing May 16, 2011 as the effective date). 4 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 64084 (March 16, 2011), 76 FR 15352 (‘‘Notice’’). 5 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 17 E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 72 (Thursday, April 14, 2011)]
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[Release No. 34-64276; File No. SR-Phlx-2011-13]


Self-Regulatory Organizations; NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC; Notice of 
Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on a Proposed Rule 
Change Relating to Amendments to NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC's Limited 
Liability Company Agreement, By-Laws, Rules, Advices and Regulations

April 8, 2011.

I. Introduction

    On February 16, 2011, NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC (``Phlx'' or 
``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 Exchange's Limited Liability Company 
Agreement, By-Laws, Rules, Advices and Regulations to alter its 
governance process and to make other non-substantive conforming 
changes. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the 
Federal Register on March 4, 2011.\3\ The Commission received no 
comment letters regarding the proposal.
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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. 63981 (February 25, 
2011), 76 FR 12180 (March 4, 2011) (``Notice'').

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    Section 19(b)(2) of the Act \4\ provides that within 45 days of the 
publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or 
within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate 
if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its 
reasons for so finding or as to which the self-regulatory organization 
consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, 
disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to 
determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The 
45th day for this filing is April 18, 2011.
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    \4\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).
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    The Commission is hereby extending the 45-day period for Commission 
action on the proposed rule change. The Commission finds that it is 
appropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on 
the proposed rule change. In particular, the extension of time will 
ensure that the Commission has sufficient time to consider and take 
action on the Exchange's proposal.
    Accordingly, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I) of the Act \5\ 
and for the reasons stated above, the Commission designates June 2, 
2011, as the date by which the Commission should either approve or 
disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to 
disapprove, the proposed rule change File No. SR-Phlx-2011-13.
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    \5\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I).

    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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Cathy H. Ahn,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-9046 Filed 4-13-11; 8:45 am]
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