Norstra Energy Inc.; Order of Suspension of Trading, 39434 [2013-15668]

Download as PDF 39434 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 126 / Monday, July 1, 2013 / Notices B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition NASDAQ does not believe that the proposed rule change will result in any burden on competition that is not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act, as amended. To the contrary, the Exchange believes the proposal is pro-competitive and is proposed as a competitive response to the NYSE Arca filing. The Exchange believes this proposed rule change, which governs the trading in Commodity-Related Securities is necessary to permit fair competition among the exchanges. 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 DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action Because the 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, it has become effective pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act 9 and subparagraph (f)(6) of Rule 19b–4 thereunder.10 At any time within 60 days of the filing of the 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. The Exchange has provided the Commission written notice of its intent to file the proposed rule change, along with a brief description and text of the proposed rule change, at least five business days prior to the date of filing of the proposed rule change. 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 email to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–NASDAQ–2013–085 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–NASDAQ–2013–085. 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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–NASDAQ–2013–085 and should be submitted on or before July 22, 2013. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.11 Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–15701 Filed 6–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(a)(ii). 10 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6). 9 15 VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:38 Jun 28, 2013 11 17 Jkt 229001 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00184 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [File No. 500–1] Norstra Energy Inc.; Order of Suspension of Trading June 26, 2013. It appears to the Securities and Exchange Commission that there is a lack of current and accurate information concerning the securities of Norstra Energy Inc. (‘‘Norstra’’). Norstra is a Nevada corporation based in South Lake, Texas, and its stock is currently quoted on OTC Link, operated by OTC Markets Group, Inc. under the symbol NORX. Questions have arisen concerning the adequacy and accuracy of press releases and other public statements concerning Norstra’s business operations. The Commission is of the opinion that the public interest and the protection of investors require a suspension of trading in the securities of Norstra. Therefore, it is ordered, pursuant to Section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, that trading in the securities of the above-listed company is suspended for the period from 9:30 a.m. EDT, on June 26, 2013 through 11:59 p.m. EDT, on July 10, 2013. By the Commission. Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–15668 Filed 6–26–13; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Interest Rates The Small Business Administration publishes an interest rate called the optional ‘‘peg’’ rate (13 CFR 120.214) on a quarterly basis. This rate is a weighted average cost of money to the government for maturities similar to the average SBA direct loan. This rate may be used as a base rate for guaranteed fluctuating interest rate SBA loans. This rate will be 2.500 (21⁄2) percent for the July–September quarter of FY 2013. Pursuant to 13 CFR 120.921(b), the maximum legal interest rate for any third party lender’s commercial loan which funds any portion of the cost of a 504 project (see 13 CFR 120.801) shall be 6% over the New York Prime rate or, if that exceeds the maximum interest rate permitted by the constitution or laws of a given State, the maximum interest rate will be the rate permitted E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 126 (Monday, July 1, 2013)]
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

[File No. 500-1]


Norstra Energy Inc.; Order of Suspension of Trading

June 26, 2013.
    It appears to the Securities and Exchange Commission that there is 
a lack of current and accurate information concerning the securities of 
Norstra Energy Inc. (``Norstra''). Norstra is a Nevada corporation 
based in South Lake, Texas, and its stock is currently quoted on OTC 
Link, operated by OTC Markets Group, Inc. under the symbol NORX. 
Questions have arisen concerning the adequacy and accuracy of press 
releases and other public statements concerning Norstra's business 
operations.
    The Commission is of the opinion that the public interest and the 
protection of investors require a suspension of trading in the 
securities of Norstra.
    Therefore, it is ordered, pursuant to Section 12(k) of the 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, that trading in the securities of the 
above-listed company is suspended for the period from 9:30 a.m. EDT, on 
June 26, 2013 through 11:59 p.m. EDT, on July 10, 2013.

    By the Commission.
Elizabeth M. Murphy,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-15668 Filed 6-26-13; 11:15 am]
BILLING CODE 8011-01-P