Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038-0062, Regulation Pertaining to Financial Integrity of the Forex Market Place, 58751 [2014-23263]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 30, 2014 / Notices Public Meetings Public meetings are planned. The dates and locations of meetings can be obtained by contacting Julie Weeder at 707–825–5168 or Julie.Weeder@ noaa.gov. Exact locations, dates and times of public meetings will also be posted on the above Web site. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. Dated: September 18, 2014. Angela Somma, Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–23230 Filed 9–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038–0062, Regulation Pertaining to Financial Integrity of the Forex Market Place Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (‘‘PRA’’), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on requirements relating to reporting by retail foreign exchange dealers who fail to maintain required capital, reporting to customers, risk assessment filings and recordkeeping requirements. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 1, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ‘‘Regulation Pertaining to Financial Integrity of the Forex Market Place’’ by any of the following methods: • The Agency’s Web site, at http:// comments.cftc.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site. • Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Sep 29, 2014 Jkt 232001 • Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail, above. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Portal. Please submit your comments using only one method. All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to http:// www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider information that you believe is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures established in § 145.9 of the Commission’s regulations.1 The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your submission from http://www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of the ICR will be retained in the public comment file and will be considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act and other applicable laws, and may be accessible under the Freedom of Information Act. Comments may also be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; or Fax: 202– 395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Bretscher, Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 525 W. Monroe, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60661; (312) 596–0529; email: mbretscher@ cftc.gov, and refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0062. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain approval from OMB for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of Information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3 and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the 1 17 PO 00000 CFR 145.9. Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58751 Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, the CFTC is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information listed below. Title: Regulation Pertaining to Financial Integrity of the Forex Market Place. Abstract: Pursuant to Amendments to the Commodity Exchange Act found in the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, Public Law 110–246, 122 Stat. 1651, 2189–2204 (2008), the Commission promulgated a comprehensive set of rules applicable to intermediaries and counterparties engaged in the offer and sale of offexchange forex contracts to retail customers. New requirements under Part 5 included reporting by retail foreign exchange dealers who fail to maintain required capital, reporting to customers, risk assessment filings and recordkeeping requirements. Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to be 0.87 hours per response. Respondents/Affected Entities: Retail Foreign Exchange Dealers, Futures Commission Merchants, Introducing Brokers, and other counterparties to forex transactions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2830 hours. Frequency of Collection: Annual and on occasion. Dated: September 25, 2014. Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–23263 Filed 9–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Privacy Act of 1974 System of Records Notice Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice of the retirement of two Privacy Act systems of records notices. AGENCY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is providing notice that it is retiring two systems of records notices (SORNs), CFTC–20 Registration and CFTC–28 Self-Regulatory Organization Disciplinary Action Files, from its inventory of record systems because the relevant records are covered by the revised SORN CFTC–12, National SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To 
Renew Collection 3038-0062, Regulation Pertaining to Financial 
Integrity of the Forex Market Place

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) 
is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed 
collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), Federal agencies are required to 
publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed 
collection of information, including each proposed extension of an 
existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public 
comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on 
requirements relating to reporting by retail foreign exchange dealers 
who fail to maintain required capital, reporting to customers, risk 
assessment filings and recordkeeping requirements.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 1, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ``Regulation 
Pertaining to Financial Integrity of the Forex Market Place'' by any of 
the following methods:
     The Agency's Web site, at http://comments.cftc.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site.
     Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail, above.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp. Follow the instructions for submitting comments 
through the Portal. Please submit your comments using only one method.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to 
http://www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish 
to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider 
information that you believe is exempt from disclosure under the 
Freedom of Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of 
the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures 
established in Sec.  145.9 of the Commission's regulations.\1\
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    The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to 
review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your 
submission from http://www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be 
inappropriate for publication, such as obscene language. All 
submissions that have been redacted or removed that contain comments on 
the merits of the ICR will be retained in the public comment file and 
will be considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act 
and other applicable laws, and may be accessible under the Freedom of 
Information Act.
    Comments may also be submitted to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: 
Desk Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; or 
Fax: 202-395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Bretscher, Division of Swap 
Dealer and Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission, 525 W. Monroe, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60661; (312) 596-
0529; email: mbretscher@cftc.gov, and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-
0062.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain 
approval from OMB for each collection of information they conduct or 
sponsor. ``Collection of Information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) 
and 5 CFR 1320.3 and includes agency requests or requirements that 
members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide 
information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day 
notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of 
information before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To 
comply with this requirement, the CFTC is publishing notice of the 
proposed collection of information listed below.
    Title: Regulation Pertaining to Financial Integrity of the Forex 
Market Place.
    Abstract: Pursuant to Amendments to the Commodity Exchange Act 
found in the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, Public Law 
110-246, 122 Stat. 1651, 2189-2204 (2008), the Commission promulgated a 
comprehensive set of rules applicable to intermediaries and 
counterparties engaged in the offer and sale of off-exchange forex 
contracts to retail customers. New requirements under Part 5 included 
reporting by retail foreign exchange dealers who fail to maintain 
required capital, reporting to customers, risk assessment filings and 
recordkeeping requirements.
    Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is 
estimated to be 0.87 hours per response.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Retail Foreign Exchange Dealers, 
Futures Commission Merchants, Introducing Brokers, and other 
counterparties to forex transactions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 60.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2830 hours.
    Frequency of Collection: Annual and on occasion.

    Dated: September 25, 2014.
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-23263 Filed 9-29-14; 8:45 am]
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