Sunshine Act Meeting, 12864 [2017-04497]

Download as PDF 12864 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission Investor Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 9, 2017, in MultiPurpose Room LL–006 at the Commission’s headquarters, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. (ET) and will be open to the public. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Visitors will be subject to security checks. The meeting will be webcast on the Commission’s Web site at www.sec.gov. On February 13, 2017, the Commission issued notice of the Committee meeting (Release No. 33– 10306), indicating that the meeting is open to the public (except during that portion of the meeting reserved for an administrative work session during lunch), and inviting the public to submit written comments to the Committee. This Sunshine Act notice is being issued because a quorum of the Commission may attend the meeting. The agenda for the meeting includes: Remarks from Commissioners; a discussion regarding SEC investor research initiatives, the FINRA 2016 Financial Capability Study, and academic research on financial literacy; a discussion regarding unequal voting rights of common stock; a report on the nonpublic administrative work session; and a nonpublic administrative work session during lunch. For further information, please contact Brent J. Fields from the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: March 2, 2017. Brent J. Fields, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–04495 Filed 3–3–17; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Sunshine Act Meeting Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a closed meeting on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 2 p.m. Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Dated: March 2, 2017. Brent J. Fields, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–04497 Filed 3–3–17; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–80134; File No. SR–BOX– 2016–48] Self-Regulatory Organizations; BOX Options Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing of Amendment No. 1 and Order Instituting Proceedings To Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1, To Adopt Rules for an Open-Outcry Trading Floor March 1, 2017. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION VerDate Sep<11>2014 will attend the closed meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters also may be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or her designee, has certified that, in her opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), 9(B) and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (a)(5), (a)(7), (a)(9)(ii) and (a)(10), permit consideration of the scheduled matter at the closed meeting. Commissioner Stein, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meeting in closed session. The subject matter of the closed meeting will be: Institution and settlement of injunctive actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings; Adjudicatory matters; and Other matters relating to enforcement proceedings. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed; please contact Brent J. Fields from the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Jkt 241001 I. Introduction On November 16, 2016, BOX Options Exchange LLC (the ‘‘Exchange’’ or ‘‘BOX’’) 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 proposal to adopt rules for an openoutcry trading floor. The proposed rule change was published for comment in 1 15 2 17 PO 00000 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Federal Register on December 05, 2016.3 On January 10, 2017, the Commission extended the time period within which to approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove the proposed rule change to March 05, 2017.4 The Commission received three comment letters on the proposed rule change 5 and one response letter from BOX.6 On February 21, 2017, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change.7 The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1, from interested persons and to institute proceedings under Section 19(b)(2)(B) of the Act 8 to determine whether to approve or disapprove the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1. The institution of proceedings does not indicate that the Commission has reached any conclusions with respect to any of the issues involved, nor does it mean that the Commission will ultimately disapprove the proposed rule change. Rather, as described in Section V below, the Commission seeks and encourages interested persons to provide additional comment on the proposed rule change in order to inform the Commission’s analysis of whether to approve or disapprove the proposed 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 79421 (November 29, 2016), 81 FR 87607 (December 5, 2016) (‘‘Notice’’). 4 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 79768 (January 10, 2017), 82 FR 4956 (January 17, 2017). 5 See letters to Brent J. Fields, Secretary, Commission, from Angelo Evangelou, Deputy General Counsel, The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc., dated January 10, 2017 (‘‘CBOE Letter’’); Steve Crutchfield, Head of Market Structure, CTC Trading Group, LLC, dated December 31, 2016 (‘‘CTC Letter’’); and Joan C. Conley, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC, dated December 22, 2016 (‘‘Nasdaq Letter’’). 6 See letter to Brent J. Fields, Secretary, Commission, from Lisa J. Fall, President, BOX Options, received February 21, 2017 (‘‘BOX Response Letter’’). 7 Amendment No. 1 partially amends the filing, SR–BOX–2016–48. In Amendment No. 1, the Exchange removed proposed rule language relating to its minor rule violation plan, proposed disciplinary process for the trading floor, and proposed rules for split price transactions. In addition, the Exchange clarified various aspects of how orders will be handled on the trading floor, revised its discussion of compliance with Section 11(a) of the Act, and made other clarifying changes to the filing and proposed rule text. Amendment No. 1 has been placed in the public comment file for SR–BOX–2016–048 at https://www.sec.gov/ comments/sr-box-2016-48/box201648.shtml and also is available on the Exchange’s Web site at http://lynxstorageaccount.blob.core.windows.net/ boxvr/SE_resources/SR-BOX-2016-48_Amendment_ 1.pdf. 8 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(B). E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 43 (Tuesday, March 7, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 12864]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-04497]


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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meeting

    Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94-409, that the Securities 
and Exchange Commission will hold a closed meeting on Thursday, March 
9, 2017 at 2 p.m.
    Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the 
Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the closed meeting. 
Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters also may be 
present.
    The General Counsel of the Commission, or her designee, has 
certified that, in her opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth 
in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), 9(B) and (10) and 17 CFR 
200.402(a)(3), (a)(5), (a)(7), (a)(9)(ii) and (a)(10), permit 
consideration of the scheduled matter at the closed meeting.
    Commissioner Stein, as duty officer, voted to consider the items 
listed for the closed meeting in closed session.
    The subject matter of the closed meeting will be:
    Institution and settlement of injunctive actions;
    Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings;
    Adjudicatory matters; and
    Other matters relating to enforcement proceedings.
    At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in 
the scheduling of meeting items.
    For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have 
been added, deleted or postponed; please contact Brent J. Fields from 
the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551-5400.

    Dated: March 2, 2017.
Brent J. Fields,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-04497 Filed 3-3-17; 11:15 am]
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