Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 25648 [2017-11466]

Download as PDF 25648 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 105 / Friday, June 2, 2017 / Notices For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.75 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–11471 Filed 6–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Proposed Collection; Comment Request Upon Written Request Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of FOIA Services, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–2736 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES Extension: Rule 17g–1 and Form NRSRO, SEC File No. 270–563, OMB Control No. 3235–0625 Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) is soliciting comments on the existing collection of information provided for in Rule 17g–1, Form NRSRO and Instructions to Form NRSRO under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.).1 The Commission plans to submit this existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget for extension and approval. Rule 17g–1, Form NRSRO and the Instructions to Form NRSRO contain certain recordkeeping and disclosure requirements for nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (‘‘NRSROs’’). Currently, there are 10 credit rating agencies registered as NRSROs with the Commission. Based on staff experience, NRSROs are estimated to spend annually a total industry-wide burden of 2,527 hours and external cost of $4,000 to comply with the requirements. Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Commission’s estimates of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information on respondents; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 75 17 1 See CFR 200.30–3(a)(57). 17 CFR 240.17g–1 and 17 CFR 249b.300. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:31 Jun 01, 2017 Jkt 241001 Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted in writing within 60 days of this publication. The Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. Please direct your written comments to: Pamela Dyson, Director/Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Remi PavlikSimon, 100 F St. NE., Washington, DC 20549 or send an email to: PRA_ Mailbox@sec.gov. Dated: May 30, 2017. Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–11466 Filed 6–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–80802; File No. SR– NASDAQ–2017–038] Self-Regulatory Organizations; The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change Relating to the First Trust Municipal High Income ETF May 26, 2017. 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 May 16, 2017, 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 the Exchange. 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 Exchange’s proposed rule change relating to the First Trust Municipal High Income ETF (the ‘‘Fund’’) of First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund III (the ‘‘Trust’’), the shares of which have been approved by the Commission for listing and trading under Nasdaq Rule 5735 (‘‘Managed Fund Shares’’). The shares of 1 15 2 17 PO 00000 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Fund are collectively referred to herein as the ‘‘Shares.’’ The text of the proposed rule change is available on the Exchange’s Web site at http://nasdaq.cchwallstreet.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 Exchange 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. The Exchange 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 has approved the listing and trading of 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 established as a Massachusetts business trust on January 9, 2008. The Trust, which is registered with the Commission as an investment company under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the ‘‘1940 Act’’), has filed a registration statement on Form N–1A (‘‘Registration Statement’’) relating to the Fund with the Commission.4 The Fund is a series of the Trust. 3 The Commission approved Nasdaq Rule 5735 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. 78913 (September 23, 2016), 81 FR 69109 (October 5, 2016) (SR–NASDAQ–2016–002) (‘‘Prior Release’’). 4 See Post-Effective Amendment No. 27 to Registration Statement on Form N–1A for the Trust, dated August 31, 2015 (File Nos. 333–176976 and 811–22245). The descriptions of the Fund and the Shares contained herein are based, in part, on information in the Registration Statement. Before E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

Upon Written Request Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange 
Commission, Office of FOIA Services, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 
20549-2736

Extension:
    Rule 17g-1 and Form NRSRO, SEC File No. 270-563, OMB Control No. 
3235-0625

    Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange 
Commission (``Commission'') is soliciting comments on the existing 
collection of information provided for in Rule 17g-1, Form NRSRO and 
Instructions to Form NRSRO under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
(15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.).\1\ The Commission plans to submit this 
existing collection of information to the Office of Management and 
Budget for extension and approval.
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    \1\ See 17 CFR 240.17g-1 and 17 CFR 249b.300.
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    Rule 17g-1, Form NRSRO and the Instructions to Form NRSRO contain 
certain recordkeeping and disclosure requirements for nationally 
recognized statistical rating organizations (``NRSROs''). Currently, 
there are 10 credit rating agencies registered as NRSROs with the 
Commission. Based on staff experience, NRSROs are estimated to spend 
annually a total industry-wide burden of 2,527 hours and external cost 
of $4,000 to comply with the requirements.
    Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the Commission, including whether the information 
shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Commission's 
estimates of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information on 
respondents; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted in 
writing within 60 days of this publication.
    The Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of 
information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No 
person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a 
collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a 
valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number.
    Please direct your written comments to: Pamela Dyson, Director/
Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Remi 
Pavlik-Simon, 100 F St. NE., Washington, DC 20549 or send an email to: 
PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov.

    Dated: May 30, 2017.
Eduardo A. Aleman,
Assistant Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-11466 Filed 6-1-17; 8:45 am]
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