173rd Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Teleconference Meeting, 52364-52365 [2014-20891]

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Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2014–20900 Filed 9–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration 173rd Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Teleconference Meeting Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 173rd open meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will be held as a teleconference on September 29, 2014. The meeting will take place in C5320 room 6, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Public access is available only in this room (i.e. not by telephone). The meeting will run from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. The purpose of the open meeting is to discuss reports/ recommendations for the Secretary of Labor on the issues of (1) PBM Compensation and Fee Disclosure, (2) Outsourcing Employee Benefit Plan Services, and (3) Issues and Considerations around Facilitating Lifetime Plan Participation. Descriptions of these topics are available on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web site at http:// www.dol.gov/ebsa/aboutebsa/erisa_ advisory_council.html. Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement may do so by submitting 30 copies on or before September 22, 2014 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite N–5623, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email attachments in rich text, Word, or pdf format transmitted to good.larry@dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in the body of an email. Statements deemed relevant by the Advisory Council and received on or before September 22 will be E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 170 / Wednesday, September 3, 2014 / Notices included in the record of the meeting and will be available by contacting the EBSA Public Disclosure Room. Do not include any personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other contact information) or confidential business information that you do not want publicly disclosed. Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address the Advisory Council should forward their requests to the Executive Secretary or telephone (202) 693–8668. Oral presentations will be limited to ten minutes, time permitting, but an extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need special accommodations should contact the Executive Secretary by September 22, 2014 at the address indicated. Signed at Washington, DC, this 27th day of August 2014. Phyllis C. Borzi, Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–20891 Filed 9–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration [Application No. D–11819] Notice of Proposed Exemption involving Credit Suisse AG (hereinafter, either Credit Suisse AG or the Applicant) Located in Zurich, Switzerland Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Exemption AGENCY: This document contains a notice of pendency before the Department of Labor (the Department) of a proposed individual exemption from certain prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA or the Act), and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code). The proposed exemption, if granted, would affect the ability of certain entities with specified relationships to Credit Suisse AG to continue to rely upon the relief provided by Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 84–14. DATES: Effective Date: If granted, this proposed exemption will be effective as of the date a judgment of conviction against Credit Suisse AG for one count of conspiracy to violate section 7206(2) mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Sep 02, 2014 Jkt 232001 of the Internal Revenue Code in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371 is entered in the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Case Number 1:14–cr–188– RBS. DATES: Written comments and requests for a public hearing on the proposed exemption should be submitted to the Department within 35 days from the date of publication of this Federal Register Notice. ADDRESSES: Comments and requests for a hearing should state: (1) The name, address, and telephone number of the person making the comment or request, and (2) the nature of the person’s interest in the proposed exemption and the manner in which the person would be adversely affected by the exemption, if granted. A request for a hearing must also state the issues to be addressed and include a general description of the evidence to be presented at the hearing. All written comments and requests for a public hearing concerning the proposed exemption should be sent to the Office of Exemption Determinations, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Room N–5700, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20210, Attention: Application No. D–11819. Interested persons are also invited to submit comments and/or hearing requests to EBSA via email or FAX. Any such comments or requests should be sent either by email to: moffitt.betty@dol.gov, or by FAX to (202) 219–0204 by the end of the scheduled comment period. The application for exemption and the comments received will be available for public inspection in the Public Documents Room of the Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–1515, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Comments and hearing requests will also be available online at www.regulations.gov and www.dol.gov/ebsa, at no charge. Warning: If you submit written comments or hearing requests, do not include any personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other contact information) or confidential business information that you do not want publicly disclosed. All comments and hearing requests may be posted on the Internet and can be retrieved by most Internet search engines. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin S. Hesse, Office of Exemption Determinations, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, telephone (202) PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52365 693–8546. (This is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If the proposed exemption in this document is granted, any entity with a specified relationship to Credit Suisse AG will not be precluded from relying on the relief provided by Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 84–14 (49 FR 9494 (March 13, 1984), as corrected at 50 FR 41430 (October 10, 1985), as amended at 70 FR 49305 (August 23, 2005), and as amended at 75 FR 38837 (July 6, 2010)), notwithstanding a judgment of conviction against Credit Suisse AG for one count of conspiracy to violate section 7206(2) of the Internal Revenue Code in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371, to be entered in the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Case Number 1:14–cr–188–RBS. The proposed exemption has been requested by Credit Suisse AG pursuant to section 408(a) of the Act and section 4975(c)(2) of the Code, and in accordance with the procedures set forth in 29 CFR Part 2570, Subpart B (76 FR 66637, 66644, October 27, 2011). Effective December 31, 1978, section 102 of the Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1978, 5 U.S.C. App. 1 (1996), transferred the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to issue administrative exemptions under section 4975(c)(2) of the Code to the Secretary of Labor. Accordingly, this notice of proposed exemption is being issued solely by the Department. Summary of Facts and Representations 1 Background 1. The Applicant represents that Credit Suisse Group AG (Credit Suisse Group) is a publicly-traded company organized in Switzerland and headquartered in Zurich. As of December 31, 2013, Credit Suisse Group had assets of approximately $980.1 billion, including approximately $47.3 billion in shareholders’ equity. Credit Suisse Group owns a 100% interest in Credit Suisse AG (i.e., the Applicant), which operates as a bank, with all related banking, finance, consultancy, service, and trading activities in Switzerland and abroad. 2. The Applicant further represents that it has financial relationships with a wide range of entities that may act as ‘‘qualified professional asset managers’’ (QPAMs), in reliance on the exemptive relief provided in Prohibited 1 The Summary of Facts and Representations is based on the Applicant’s representations and does not reflect the views of the Department, unless indicated otherwise. E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 170 (Wednesday, September 3, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52364-52365]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20891]


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 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employee Benefits Security Administration


173rd Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and 
Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Teleconference Meeting

    Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee 
Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 
173rd open meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and 
Pension Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will 
be held as a teleconference on September 29, 2014.
    The meeting will take place in C5320 room 6, U.S. Department of 
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Public access 
is available only in this room (i.e. not by telephone). The meeting 
will run from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. The purpose of the 
open meeting is to discuss reports/recommendations for the Secretary of 
Labor on the issues of (1) PBM Compensation and Fee Disclosure, (2) 
Outsourcing Employee Benefit Plan Services, and (3) Issues and 
Considerations around Facilitating Lifetime Plan Participation. 
Descriptions of these topics are available on the Advisory Council page 
of the EBSA Web site at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/aboutebsa/
erisaadvisorycouncil.html.
    Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written 
statement may do so by submitting 30 copies on or before September 22, 
2014 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. 
Department of Labor, Suite N-5623, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email 
attachments in rich text, Word, or pdf format transmitted to 
good.larry@dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in 
the body of an email. Statements deemed relevant by the Advisory 
Council and received on or before September 22 will be

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included in the record of the meeting and will be available by 
contacting the EBSA Public Disclosure Room. Do not include any 
personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other 
contact information) or confidential business information that you do 
not want publicly disclosed.
    Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address 
the Advisory Council should forward their requests to the Executive 
Secretary or telephone (202) 693-8668. Oral presentations will be 
limited to ten minutes, time permitting, but an extended statement may 
be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need 
special accommodations should contact the Executive Secretary by 
September 22, 2014 at the address indicated.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 27th day of August 2014.
Phyllis C. Borzi,
Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-20891 Filed 9-2-14; 8:45 am]
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