Self-Regulatory Organizations; Bats BZX Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proposed Rule Change to BZX Rule 14.11(d) To Add the EURO STOXX 50® Volatility Futures to the Definition of Futures Reference Asset, 59257 [2016-20571]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 167 / Monday, August 29, 2016 / Notices designates October 12, 2016, as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change (File Number SR–BatsBZX–2016–30). For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.7 Robert W. Errett, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–20576 Filed 8–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Commission finds that it is appropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider the proposed rule change. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,5 designates October 10, 2016, as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change (File Number SR–BatsBZX–2016–26). For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.6 Robert W. Errett, Deputy Secretary. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–78640; File No. SR– BatsBZX–2016–26] [FR Doc. 2016–20571 Filed 8–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Self-Regulatory Organizations; Bats BZX Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proposed Rule Change to BZX Rule 14.11(d) To Add the EURO STOXX 50® Volatility Futures to the Definition of Futures Reference Asset jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES August 23, 2016. On June 23, 2016, Bats BZX Exchange, Inc. (‘‘BZX’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 a proposed rule change to amend BZX Rule 14.11(d) by adding the EURO STOXX 50® Volatility (VSTOXX®) Futures to the definition of Futures Reference Asset. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on July 12, 2016.3 The Commission has received no comment letters on the proposed rule change. Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 4 provides that, within 45 days of the publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or as to which the self-regulatory organization consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The Commission is extending this 45-day time period. The 7 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(31). U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 78236 (Jul. 6, 2016), 81 FR 45185. 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–78654; File No. SR– NASDAQ–2016–117] Self-Regulatory Organizations; The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change Relating to the Elkhorn Commodity Rotation Strategy ETF of the Elkhorn ETF Trust August 23, 2016. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on August 11, 2016, The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (‘‘Nasdaq’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘SEC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been prepared by Nasdaq. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change Nasdaq proposes a rule change relating to the Elkhorn Commodity Rotation Strategy ETF (formerly, the Elkhorn Dorsey Wright Commodity Rotation Portfolio) (the ‘‘Fund’’) of Elkhorn ETF Trust (the ‘‘Trust’’), the shares of which have been approved by the Commission for listing and trading under Nasdaq Rule 5735 (‘‘Managed Fund Shares’’). The proposed rule change reflects (i) a change to the name 1 15 VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:27 Aug 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 5 Id. 6 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(31). U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. 1 15 PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 59257 of the Fund, and (ii) a change to the name and ownership of the benchmark index applicable to the Fund. The shares of the Fund are collectively referred to herein as the ‘‘Shares.’’ The text of the proposed rule change is available at http:// nasdaq.cchwallstreet.com/, at Nasdaq’s principal office, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, Nasdaq included statements concerning the purpose of, and basis for, the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. Nasdaq has prepared summaries, set forth in Sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change 1. Purpose The Commission previously approved the listing and trading of the Shares under Nasdaq Rule 5735, which governs the listing and trading of Managed Fund Shares on the Exchange.3 However, no Shares are currently listed and traded on the Exchange. The Exchange believes the proposed rule change reflects no significant issues not previously addressed in the Prior Release. The Fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund (‘‘ETF’’). The Shares will be offered by the Trust, which was organized as a Massachusetts business trust on December 12, 2013. The Trust, which is registered with the Commission as an investment company, has filed a registration statement on Form N–1A (‘‘Registration Statement’’) relating to the Fund with the Commission.4 3 The Commission approved Nasdaq Rule 5735 (formerly Nasdaq Rule 4420(o)) in Securities Exchange Act Release No. 57962 (June 13, 2008), 73 FR 35175 (June 20, 2008) (SR–NASDAQ–2008–039). The Commission previously approved the listing and trading of the Shares of the Fund. See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 77688 (April 22, 2016), 81 FR 25467 (April 28, 2016) (SR– NASDAQ–2016–030) (‘‘Prior Order’’). See also Securities Exchange Act Release No. 77338 (March 10, 2016), 81 FR 14142 (March 16, 2016) (SR– NASDAQ–2016–030) (‘‘Prior Notice,’’ and together with the Prior Order, the ‘‘Prior Release’’). 4 See Registration Statement on Form N–1A for the Trust, dated February 18, 2016 (File Nos. 333– 201473 and 811–22926) (the ‘‘Registration Statement’’). The descriptions of the Shares and the Continued Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 167 (Monday, August 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
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[Release No. 34-78640; File No. SR-BatsBZX-2016-26]


Self-Regulatory Organizations; Bats BZX Exchange, Inc.; Notice of 
Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proposed Rule 
Change to BZX Rule 14.11(d) To Add the EURO STOXX 50[supreg] Volatility 
Futures to the Definition of Futures Reference Asset

August 23, 2016.
    On June 23, 2016, Bats BZX Exchange, Inc. (``BZX'') filed with the 
Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission''), pursuant to 
Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Act'') \1\ 
and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\2\ a proposed rule change to amend BZX Rule 
14.11(d) by adding the EURO STOXX 50[supreg] Volatility 
(VSTOXX[supreg]) Futures to the definition of Futures Reference Asset. 
The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal 
Register on July 12, 2016.\3\ The Commission has received no comment 
letters on the proposed rule change.
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    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1).
    \2\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4.
    \3\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 78236 (Jul. 6, 
2016), 81 FR 45185.
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    Section 19(b)(2) of the Act \4\ provides that, within 45 days of 
the publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or 
within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate 
if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its 
reasons for so finding or as to which the self-regulatory organization 
consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, 
disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to 
determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The 
Commission is extending this 45-day time period. The Commission finds 
that it is appropriate to designate a longer period within which to 
take action on the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time 
to consider the proposed rule change.
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    \4\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).
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    Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the 
Act,\5\ designates October 10, 2016, as the date by which the 
Commission shall either approve or disapprove or institute proceedings 
to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change (File 
Number SR-BatsBZX-2016-26).
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    \5\ Id.
    \6\ 17 CFR 200.30-3(a)(31).

    For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, 
pursuant to delegated authority.\6\
Robert W. Errett,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-20571 Filed 8-26-16; 8:45 am]
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