Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Arca, Inc.; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proceedings To Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 2 Thereto, To Amend NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.700 and To List and Trade Shares of the Managed Emerging Markets Trust Under Proposed Amended NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.700, 7884-7885 [2017-01301]

Download as PDF 7884 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 13 / Monday, January 23, 2017 / Notices establishes comment deadline(s) pertaining to each request. The public portions of the Postal Service’s request(s) can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.prc.gov). Non-public portions of the Postal Service’s request(s), if any, can be accessed through compliance with the requirements of 39 CFR 3007.40. The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service’s request(s) in the captioned docket(s) are consistent with the policies of title 39. For request(s) that the Postal Service states concern market dominant product(s), applicable statutory and regulatory requirements include 39 U.S.C. 3622, 39 U.S.C. 3642, 39 CFR part 3010, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. For request(s) that the Postal Service states concern competitive product(s), applicable statutory and regulatory requirements include 39 U.S.C. 3632, 39 U.S.C. 3633, 39 U.S.C. 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comment deadline(s) for each request appear in section II. II. Docketed Proceeding(s) 1. Docket No(s).: MC2017–77 and CP2017–104; Filing Title: Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 287 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data; Filing Acceptance Date: January 13, 2017; Filing Authority: 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30 et seq.; Public Representative: Kenneth R. Moeller; Comments Due: January 25, 2017. 2. Docket No(s).: MC2017–78 and CP2017–105; Filing Title: Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Parcel Select Contract 20 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data; Filing Acceptance Date: January 13, 2017; Filing Authority: 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30 et seq.; Public Representative: Kenneth R. Moeller; Comments Due: January 25, 2017. This notice will be published in the Federal Register. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2017–01421 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL SERVICE Product Change—Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement AGENCY: Postal ServiceTM. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Jan 19, 2017 ACTION: Notice. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule’s Competitive Products List. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective date: January 23, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, 202–268–3179. The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on January 13, 2017, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 287 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2017–77, CP2017–104. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Federal Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–01311 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P POSTAL SERVICE Product Change—Parcel Select Negotiated Service Agreement AGENCY: ACTION: Postal ServiceTM. Notice. The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule’s Competitive Products List. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective date: January 23, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, 202–268–3179. The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on January 13, 2017, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Parcel Select Contract 20 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2017–78, CP2017–105. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Federal Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–01308 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Release No. 34–79802; File No. SR– NYSEArca–2016–96] Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Arca, Inc.; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proceedings To Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 2 Thereto, To Amend NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.700 and To List and Trade Shares of the Managed Emerging Markets Trust Under Proposed Amended NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.700 January 13, 2017. On July 1, 2016, NYSE Arca, Inc. (‘‘Exchange’’) 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 NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.700 and to list and trade shares of the Managed Emerging Markets Trust under proposed amended NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.700. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on July 21, 2016.3 On August 30, 2016, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,4 the Commission designated a longer period within which to approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change.5 On October 18, 2016, the Commission instituted proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove the proposed rule change.6 On November 4, 2016, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change, which replaced and superseded the original filing in its entirety.7 On January 9, 2017, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 2 to the proposed rule change, which again replaced and superseded the original filing in its entirety.8 The Commission 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 78345 (July 15, 2016), 81 FR 47447. 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 5 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 78727, 81 FR 61268 (September 6, 2016). 6 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 79111, 81 FR 73179 (October 24, 2016). 7 Amendment No. 1 is available at: https:// www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nysearca-2016-96/ nysearca201696-1.pdf. 8 Amendment No. 2 is available at: https:// www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nysearca-2016-96/ nysearca201696-1473646-130472.pdf. 2 17 E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 13 / Monday, January 23, 2017 / Notices received no comments on the proposed rule change. Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 9 provides that, after initiating disapproval proceedings, the Commission shall issue an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change not later than 180 days after the date of publication of notice of filing of the proposed rule change. The Commission may extend the period for issuing an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change, however, by not more than 60 days if the Commission determines that a longer period is appropriate and publishes the reasons for such determination. The proposed rule change was published for notice and comment in the Federal Register on July 21, 2016. January 17, 2017 is 180 days from that date, and March 18, 2017 is 240 days from that date. The Commission finds it appropriate to designate a longer period within which to issue an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider this proposed rule change. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,10 designates March 18, 2017 as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove the proposed rule change (File No. SR–NYSEArca–2016–96), as modified by Amendment No. 2. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.11 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. or ‘‘NYSE Arca’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been prepared by the self-regulatory organization. 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 The Exchange proposes to list and trade the shares of the following under NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.200, Commentary .02 (‘‘Trust Issued Receipts’’): USCF Canadian Crude Oil Index Fund. The proposed rule change is available on the Exchange’s Web site at www.nyse.com, at the principal office of the Exchange, 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, the self-regulatory organization 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 those statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant parts of such statements. A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and the Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change [FR Doc. 2017–01301 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–79793; File No. SR– NYSEArca–2016–177] Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Arca, Inc.; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change Relating to the Listing and Trading of Shares of the USCF Canadian Crude Oil Index Fund Under NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.200 1. Purpose The Exchange proposes to list and trade shares (‘‘Shares’’) of the following under NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.200, Commentary .02, which governs the listing and trading of Trust Issued Receipts: USCF Canadian Crude Oil Index Fund (the ‘‘Fund’’).4 The Fund is a new series of the United States Commodity Index Funds Trust (the ‘‘Trust’’).5 The Fund is a 7885 commodity pool that continuously issues common shares of beneficial interest that may be purchased and sold on the Exchange. The Trust and the Fund are managed and controlled by United States Commodity Funds LLC (‘‘USCF’’ or ‘‘Sponsor’’), which is registered as a commodity pool operator (‘‘CPO’’) with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘‘CFTC’’) and is a member of the National Futures Association (‘‘NFA’’). Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., Inc. will be the administrator and custodian (‘‘Administrator’’ or ‘‘Custodian’’) for the Fund. ALPS Distributors, Inc. will be the marketing agent (‘‘Marketing Agent’’) for the Fund. The Exchange notes that the Commission has previously approved the listing and trading of other issues of Trust Issued Receipts based on oil on the Exchange,6 trading on the Exchange of such issues pursuant to unlisted trading privileges,7 and listing and trading of such issues on the American Stock Exchange LLC (now, NYSE MKT, LLC).8 Investment Objective and Principal Investments of the Fund According to the Registration Statement, the investment objective of the Fund is for the daily changes in percentage terms of its Shares’ per Share NAV to reflect the daily changes in percentage terms of the Canadian Crude Excess Return Index (the ‘‘CCIER’’ or ‘‘Index’’), plus interest income from the Fund’s short-term fixed income holdings, less the Fund’s expenses. The CCIER is owned and maintained by Auspice Capital Advisors Ltd. (‘‘Auspice’’) and is designed to measure the performance of the Canadian crude oil market. It is calculated and tracked daily and reported each trading day via major market data vendors. The Fund’s investment strategy is designed to provide investors with a means of investing indirectly in Canadian crude oil and to hedge against movements in the spot price of Canadian crude oil. Specifically, the CCIER reflects the returns that an investor would expect to receive from mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES January 13, 2017. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) 1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 2 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,3 notice is hereby given that, on December 30, 2016, NYSE Arca, Inc. (‘‘Exchange’’ 9 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 10 Id. 11 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(57). U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 15 U.S.C. 78a. 3 17 CFR 240.19b–4. 1 15 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Jan 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 4 Commentary .02 to NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.200 applies to Trust Issued Receipts that invest in ‘‘Financial Instruments.’’ The term ‘‘Financial Instruments,’’ as defined in Commentary .02(b)(4) to NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.200, means any combination of investments, including cash; securities; options on securities and indices; futures contracts; options on futures contracts; forward contracts; equity caps, collars, and floors; and swap agreements. 5 The Trust is registered under the Securities Act of 1933. On June 16, 2016, the Trust filed with the Commission a registration statement on Form S–1 under the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77a) PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (‘‘Securities Act’’) relating to the Fund (File No. 333–212089) (‘‘Registration Statement’’). The description of the operation of the Trust and the Fund herein is based, in part, on the Registration Statement. 6 See, e.g., Securities Exchange Act Release No. 58457 (September 3, 2008), 73 FR 52711 (September 10, 2008) (SR–NYSEArca–2008–91). 7 See, e.g., Securities Exchange Act Release No. 58163 (July 15, 2008), 73 FR 42391 (July 21, 2008) (SR–NYSEArca–2008–73). 8 See, e.g., Securities Exchange Act Release No. 58161 (July 15, 2008), 73 FR 42380 (July 21, 2008) (SR–Amex–2008–39). E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 13 (Monday, January 23, 2017)]
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[Release No. 34-79802; File No. SR-NYSEArca-2016-96]


Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Arca, Inc.; Notice of 
Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proceedings To 
Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change, as 
Modified by Amendment No. 2 Thereto, To Amend NYSE Arca Equities Rule 
8.700 and To List and Trade Shares of the Managed Emerging Markets 
Trust Under Proposed Amended NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.700

January 13, 2017.
    On July 1, 2016, NYSE Arca, Inc. (``Exchange'') 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 NYSE Arca 
Equities Rule 8.700 and to list and trade shares of the Managed 
Emerging Markets Trust under proposed amended NYSE Arca Equities Rule 
8.700. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the 
Federal Register on July 21, 2016.\3\ On August 30, 2016, pursuant to 
Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,\4\ the Commission designated a longer 
period within which to approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the 
proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether to 
disapprove the proposed rule change.\5\ On October 18, 2016, the 
Commission instituted proceedings to determine whether to approve or 
disapprove the proposed rule change.\6\ On November 4, 2016, the 
Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change, which 
replaced and superseded the original filing in its entirety.\7\ On 
January 9, 2017, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 2 to the proposed 
rule change, which again replaced and superseded the original filing in 
its entirety.\8\ The Commission

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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. 78345 (July 15, 
2016), 81 FR 47447.
    \4\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).
    \5\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 78727, 81 FR 61268 
(September 6, 2016).
    \6\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 79111, 81 FR 73179 
(October 24, 2016).
    \7\ Amendment No. 1 is available at: https://www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nysearca-2016-96/nysearca201696-1.pdf.
    \8\ Amendment No. 2 is available at: https://www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nysearca-2016-96/nysearca201696-1473646-130472.pdf.
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    Section 19(b)(2) of the Act \9\ provides that, after initiating 
disapproval proceedings, the Commission shall issue an order approving 
or disapproving the proposed rule change not later than 180 days after 
the date of publication of notice of filing of the proposed rule 
change. The Commission may extend the period for issuing an order 
approving or disapproving the proposed rule change, however, by not 
more than 60 days if the Commission determines that a longer period is 
appropriate and publishes the reasons for such determination. The 
proposed rule change was published for notice and comment in the 
Federal Register on July 21, 2016. January 17, 2017 is 180 days from 
that date, and March 18, 2017 is 240 days from that date.
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    \9\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).
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    The Commission finds it appropriate to designate a longer period 
within which to issue an order approving or disapproving the proposed 
rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider this proposed 
rule change. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) 
of the Act,\10\ designates March 18, 2017 as the date by which the 
Commission shall either approve or disapprove the proposed rule change 
(File No. SR-NYSEArca-2016-96), as modified by Amendment No. 2.
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    \10\ Id.

    For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, 
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    \11\ 17 CFR 200.30-3(a)(57).
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Eduardo A. Aleman,
Assistant Secretary.
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