BE-185: Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions Between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons, 11395-11396 [2014-04453]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 40 / Friday, February 28, 2014 / Notices by sending an email to be12/15@ bea.gov. When To Report: A completed report covering a reporting company’s fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31 (or by June 30 for reporting companies that use BEA’s eFile system). Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0034. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 19.5 hours per response. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BE–1), U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608–0034, Washington, DC 20503. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. J. Steven Landefeld, Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2014–04444 Filed 2–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 140205106–4106–01] BE–11: Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Reporting Requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled BE–11, Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, the survey. A completed report covering a reporting company’s fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31. This notice is being issued tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:47 Feb 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 in conformance with the rule BEA issued in 2012 (77 FR 24373) establishing guidelines for collecting data on international trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than through rulemakings. Additional information about BEA’s collection of data on international trade in services and direct investment can be found in the 2012 rule and the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et. seq.). The BE–11 survey forms and instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/dia. Definitions (a) United States, when used in a geographic sense, means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and all territories and possessions of the United States. (b) Foreign, when used in a geographic sense, means that which is situated outside the United States or which belongs to or is characteristic of a country other than the United States. (c) Person means any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the United States Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency). (d) Business enterprise means any organization, association, branch, or venture that exists for profit making purposes or to otherwise secure economic advantage, and any ownership of any real estate. Who Must Report (a) Reports are required from each U.S. person that has a direct and/or indirect ownership interest of at least 10 percent of the voting stock in an incorporated foreign business enterprise or an equivalent interest in an unincorporated foreign business enterprise and that meets the additional conditions detailed in Form BE–11. (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by BEA. Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: The survey collects information on the operations of U.S. parent companies and their foreign affiliates. How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA’s electronic reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11395 survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, may be obtained at the BEA Web site given above. Form BE–15 inquiries can be made by phone to (202) 606–5566 or by sending an email to be10/11@ bea.gov. When To Report: A completed report covering a reporting company’s fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0053. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 91 hours per response. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BE–1), U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608–0053, Washington, DC 20503. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. J. Steven Landefeld, Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2014–04445 Filed 2–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 140113034–4034–01] BE–185: Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions Between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Reporting Requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons (BE– 185). This mandatory survey is conducted under the authority of the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act and by Section SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1 11396 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 40 / Friday, February 28, 2014 / Notices tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 5408 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, the survey. Reports are due 45 days after the end of the U.S. person’s fiscal quarter, except for the final quarter of the U.S. person’s fiscal year when reports must be filed within 90 days. This notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued in 2012 (77 FR 24373) establishing guidelines for collecting data on international trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than through rulemakings. The BE–125 survey forms and instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/surveys/iussurv.htm. Definitions (a) Person means any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the United States Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency). (b) United States person means any person resident in the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. (c) Foreign person means any person resident outside the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of a country other than the United States. Who Must Report: Reports are required from each U.S. person who: (a) Had sales of covered financial services to foreign persons that exceeded $20 million for the previous fiscal year or are expected to exceed that amount during the current fiscal year, or (b) had purchases of covered financial services from foreign persons that exceeded $15 million for the previous fiscal year or are expected to exceed that amount during the current fiscal year. Because the thresholds are applied separately to sales and purchases, the reporting requirements may apply only to sales, only to purchases, or to both sales and purchases. Entities required to report will be contacted individually by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: The survey is intended to collect information on VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:47 Feb 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 transactions in the covered financial services between U.S. financial services providers and foreign persons. The survey is intended to collect information on transactions in the covered services occurring in the last quarter of calendar year 2013 and in the first three quarters of calendar year 2014. How To Report: Reports can be filed via BEA’s electronic reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Additionally, copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, can be obtained from the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/surveys/iussurv.htm. Inquiries can be made to BEA at (202) 606–5588. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 45 days after the end of the fiscal quarter, except for the final quarter of the reporter’s fiscal year when reports must be filed within 90 days. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0065. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual public reporting burden for this collection of information is 10 hours per response. Send comments for this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BE–1), U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608–0065, Washington, DC 20503. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108, as amended, and 15 U.S.C. 4908(b). Dated: January 24, 2014. J. Steven Landefeld, Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2014–04453 Filed 2–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 140110026–4026–01] BE–9: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators’ Revenues and Expenses in the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Reporting Requirements. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators’ Revenues and Expenses in the United States (BE– 9). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, the survey. Reports are due 45 days after the end of each calendar quarter. This notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued in 2012 (77 FR 24373) establishing guidelines for collecting data on international trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than through rulemakings. The BE–9 survey forms and instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/surveys/ iussurv.htm. SUMMARY: Definitions (a) Person means any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the United States Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency). (b) United States person means any person resident in the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. United States, when used in a geographic sense, means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and all territories and possessions of the United States. (c) Foreign person means any person resident outside the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of a country other than the United States. Who Must Report: Reports are required from U.S. offices, agents, or other representatives of foreign airline operators that transport passengers or freight and express to or from the United States and whose total covered revenues or total covered expenses: (a) were $5,000,000 or more during the previous year or are (b) expected to be $5,000,000 or more during the current year. Because the thresholds are applied separately to sales and purchases, the reporting requirements may apply only E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 40 (Friday, February 28, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-04453]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis

[Docket No. 140113034-4034-01]


BE-185: Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions 
Between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons

AGENCY: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Reporting Requirements.

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SUMMARY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), 
Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting 
the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Financial Services 
Transactions between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign 
Persons (BE-185). This mandatory survey is conducted under the 
authority of the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey 
Act and by Section

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5408 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice constitutes legal notification 
to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting 
requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and 
comply with, the survey. Reports are due 45 days after the end of the 
U.S. person's fiscal quarter, except for the final quarter of the U.S. 
person's fiscal year when reports must be filed within 90 days. This 
notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued in 2012 
(77 FR 24373) establishing guidelines for collecting data on 
international trade in services and direct investment through notices, 
rather than through rulemakings. The BE-125 survey forms and 
instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/surveys/iussurv.htm.

Definitions

    (a) Person means any individual, branch, partnership, associated 
group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization 
(whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any 
government (including a foreign government, the United States 
Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, 
financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, 
including a government-sponsored agency).
    (b) United States person means any person resident in the United 
States or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
    (c) Foreign person means any person resident outside the United 
States or subject to the jurisdiction of a country other than the 
United States.
    Who Must Report: Reports are required from each U.S. person who: 
(a) Had sales of covered financial services to foreign persons that 
exceeded $20 million for the previous fiscal year or are expected to 
exceed that amount during the current fiscal year, or (b) had purchases 
of covered financial services from foreign persons that exceeded $15 
million for the previous fiscal year or are expected to exceed that 
amount during the current fiscal year. Because the thresholds are 
applied separately to sales and purchases, the reporting requirements 
may apply only to sales, only to purchases, or to both sales and 
purchases. Entities required to report will be contacted individually 
by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Entities not contacted by BEA 
have no reporting responsibilities.
    What To Report: The survey is intended to collect information on 
transactions in the covered financial services between U.S. financial 
services providers and foreign persons. The survey is intended to 
collect information on transactions in the covered services occurring 
in the last quarter of calendar year 2013 and in the first three 
quarters of calendar year 2014.
    How To Report: Reports can be filed via BEA's electronic reporting 
system at www.bea.gov/efile. Additionally, copies of the survey forms 
and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting 
procedures and definitions, can be obtained from the BEA Web site at 
www.bea.gov/surveys/iussurv.htm. Inquiries can be made to BEA at (202) 
606-5588.
    When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 45 days after the end of the 
fiscal quarter, except for the final quarter of the reporter's fiscal 
year when reports must be filed within 90 days.
    Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been 
approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608-0065. 
An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to 
respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid 
control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual public 
reporting burden for this collection of information is 10 hours per 
response. Send comments for this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of 
Economic Analysis (BE-1), U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 
20230; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction 
Project 0608-0065, Washington, DC 20503.

    Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101-3108, as amended, and 15 U.S.C. 
4908(b).

    Dated: January 24, 2014.
J. Steven Landefeld,
Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2014-04453 Filed 2-27-14; 8:45 am]
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