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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 59 / Thursday, March 27, 2014 / Notices (0.5 hours per response × 300 responses). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The public may view the background documentation for this information collection at the following Web site, www.reginfo.gov. Comments should be directed to: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, or by sending an email to: Shagufta_ Ahmed@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) Thomas Bayer, Director/Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Remi Pavlik-Simon, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549 or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@ sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of this notice. Dated: March 21, 2014. Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–06764 Filed 3–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Upon Written Request Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Washington, DC 20549–0213. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Jkt 232001 [FR Doc. 2014–06763 Filed 3–26–14; 8:45 am] SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) the request for extension of the previously approved collection of information discussed below. Rule 13e–3 (17 CFR 240.13e–3) and Schedule 13E–3 (17 CFR 240.13e– 100)—Rule 13e–3 prescribes the filing, disclosure and dissemination requirements in connection with a going private transaction by an issuer or an affiliate. Schedule 13E–3 provides shareholders and the marketplace with material information concerning a going private transaction. The information collected permits verification of 18:40 Mar 26, 2014 Dated: March 21, 2014. Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Extension: Rule 13e–3 (Schedule 13E–3); OMB Control No. 3235–0007, SEC File No. 270–1. VerDate Mar<15>2010 compliance with securities laws requirements and ensures the public availability and dissemination of the collected information. This information is made available to the public. Information provided on Schedule 13E– 3 is mandatory. We estimate that Schedule 13E–3 is filed by approximately 100 issuers annually and it takes approximately 137.42 hours per response. We estimate that 25% of the 137.42 hours per response is prepared by the filer for a total annual reporting burden of 3,436 hours (34.36 hours per response × 100 responses). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The public may view the background documentation for this information collection at the following Web site, www.reginfo.gov. Comments should be directed to: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, or by sending an email to: Shagufta_ Ahmed@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) Thomas Bayer, Director/Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Remi Pavlik-Simon, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549 or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@ sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of this notice. [Investment Company Act Release No. 30988; 812–14245] Empowered Funds, LLC and Empowered Funds ETF Trust; Notice of Application March 21, 2014. Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: Notice of an application for an order under section 6(c) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (‘‘Act’’) for an exemption from sections 2(a)(32), 5(a)(1), 22(d) and 22(e) of the Act and rule 22c–1 under the Act, under sections 6(c) and 17(b) of the Act for an exemption from sections 17(a)(1) and (a)(2) of the Act, and under section 12(d)(1)(J) of the Act for an exemption AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17199 from sections 12(d)(1)(A) and (B) of the Act. Applicants: Empowered Funds, LLC (‘‘Empowered Funds’’) and Empowered Funds ETF Trust (the ‘‘Trust’’). SUMMARY: Summary of Application: Applicants request an order that permits: (a) Actively-managed series of certain open-end management investment companies to issue shares (‘‘Shares’’) redeemable in large aggregations only (‘‘Creation Units’’); (b) secondary market transactions in Shares to occur at negotiated market prices; (c) certain series to pay redemption proceeds, under certain circumstances, more than seven days from the tender of Shares for redemption; (d) certain affiliated persons of the series to deposit securities into, and receive securities from, the series in connection with the purchase and redemption of Creation Units; and (e) certain registered management investment companies and unit investment trusts outside of the same group of investment companies as the series to acquire Shares. DATES: Filing Dates: The application was filed on November 26, 2013 and amended on March 12, 2014. Hearing or Notification of Hearing: An order granting the requested relief will be issued unless the Commission orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing by writing to the Commission’s Secretary and serving applicants with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests should be received by the Commission by 5:30 p.m. on April 15, 2014, and should be accompanied by proof of service on applicants, in the form of an affidavit or, for lawyers, a certificate of service. Hearing requests should state the nature of the writer’s interest, the reason for the request, and the issues contested. Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request notification by writing to the Commission’s Secretary. ADDRESSES: Secretary, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. Applicants: Empowered Funds and the Trust: Empowered Funds, LLC, 213 Foxcroft Road, Broomall, Pennsylvania 19008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deepak T. Pai, Senior Counsel, at (202) 551–6876 or Mary Kay Frech, Branch Chief, at (202) 551–6814 (Division of Investment Management, Office of Chief Counsel). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following is a summary of the application. The complete application may be obtained via the Commission’s E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 59 (Thursday, March 27, 2014)]
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

Upon Written Request Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange 
Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Washington, DC 
20549-0213.

Extension:
    Rule 13e-3 (Schedule 13E-3); OMB Control No. 3235-0007, SEC File 
No. 270-1.

    Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange 
Commission (``Commission'') has submitted to the Office of Management 
and Budget (``OMB'') the request for extension of the previously 
approved collection of information discussed below.
    Rule 13e-3 (17 CFR 240.13e-3) and Schedule 13E-3 (17 CFR 240.13e-
100)--Rule 13e-3 prescribes the filing, disclosure and dissemination 
requirements in connection with a going private transaction by an 
issuer or an affiliate. Schedule 13E-3 provides shareholders and the 
marketplace with material information concerning a going private 
transaction. The information collected permits verification of 
compliance with securities laws requirements and ensures the public 
availability and dissemination of the collected information. This 
information is made available to the public. Information provided on 
Schedule 13E-3 is mandatory. We estimate that Schedule 13E-3 is filed 
by approximately 100 issuers annually and it takes approximately 137.42 
hours per response. We estimate that 25% of the 137.42 hours per 
response is prepared by the filer for a total annual reporting burden 
of 3,436 hours (34.36 hours per response x 100 responses).
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The public may view the background documentation for this 
information collection at the following Web site, www.reginfo.gov. 
Comments should be directed to: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and 
Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20503, or by sending an email to: Shagufta_Ahmed@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) Thomas Bayer, Director/Chief Information 
Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Remi Pavlik-Simon, 100 
F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549 or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of 
this notice.

    Dated: March 21, 2014.
Kevin M. O'Neill,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-06763 Filed 3-26-14; 8:45 am]
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