Self-Regulatory Organizations; The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change To Remove References to Nasdaq Options Services, 50926-50927 [2017-23829]

Download as PDF 50926 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 211 / Thursday, November 2, 2017 / Notices change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for Web site viewing and printing in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549 on official business days between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Copies of the filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. All comments received will be posted without change. Persons submitting comments are cautioned that we do not redact or edit personal identifying information from comment submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–MRX–2017–23, and should be submitted on or before November 24, 2017. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes to remove references to Nasdaq Options Services. 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. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.15 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change [FR Doc. 2017–23827 Filed 11–1–17; 8:45 am] 1. Purpose BILLING CODE 8011–01–P The purpose of this filing is to remove references to ‘‘Nasdaq Options Services’’ or ‘‘NOS’’ and in certain cases replace those references with a reference to ‘‘Nasdaq Execution Services’’ or ‘‘NES.’’ The Exchange previously filed a proposed rule change which replaced Nasdaq Options Services with Nasdaq Execution Services.3 Some references to Nasdaq Options Services were not removed from the Exchange’s Rulebook. At this time, the Exchange proposes to remove those references to ‘‘Nasdaq Options Services’’ and ‘‘NOS’’ and were applicable change those references to ‘‘Nasdaq Execution Services’’ or ‘‘NES’’ if the entity is not already mentioned. Also, the Exchange proposes to make grammatical changes to the current sentence to accommodate the removal of the entity. No other changes are being proposed in this filing. The Exchange represents that these changes are concerned solely with the administration of the Exchange and do not affect the meaning, administration, or enforcement of any rules of the Exchange or the rights, obligations, or privileges of Exchange members or their associated persons in SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–81972; File No. SR– NASDAQ–2017–115] Self-Regulatory Organizations; The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change To Remove References to Nasdaq Options Services asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES October 27, 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 October 26, 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, II, and III, 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. 15 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 71419 (January 28, 2014), 79 FR 6247 (February 3, 2014)(SR–NASDAQ–2014–007). 1 15 VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:28 Nov 01, 2017 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 any way. Accordingly, this filing is being submitted under Rule 19b–4(f)(3). 2. Statutory Basis The Exchange believes that its proposal is consistent with Section 6(b) of the Act,4 in general, and furthers the objectives of Section 6(b)(5) of the Act,5 in particular, in that it is designed to promote just and equitable principles of trade, to remove impediments to and perfect the mechanism of a free and open market and a national market system, and, in general to protect investors and the public interest by avoiding confusion with the routing entity. The Exchange proposes to remove references to ‘‘Nasdaq Options Services’’ or ‘‘NOS’’ and in certain cases replace those references with a reference to ‘‘Nasdaq Execution Services’’ or ‘‘NES,’’ where applicable. The Exchange previously filed a proposed rule change which replaced Nasdaq Options Services with Nasdaq Execution Services.6 This proposed change is nonsubstantive. B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will impose any burden on competition not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. The removal of references to ‘‘Nasdaq Options Services’’ or ‘‘NOS’’ and, where applicable, replacement with ‘‘Nasdaq Execution Services’’ or ‘‘NES’’ will avoid confusion. C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others No written comments were either solicited or received. III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action Pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A) of the Act 7 and Rule 19b–4(f)(3) thereunder,8 the Exchange has designated this proposal as one that is concerned solely with the administration of the selfregulatory organization, and therefore has become effective. At any time within 60 days of the filing of the proposed rule change, the Commission summarily may temporarily suspend such rule change if 4 15 U.S.C. 78f(b). U.S.C. 78f(b)(5). 6 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 71419 (January 28, 2014), 79 FR 6247 (February 3, 2014)(SR–NASDAQ–2014–007). 7 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A). 8 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(3). 5 15 E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 211 / Thursday, November 2, 2017 / Notices it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. If the Commission takes such action, the Commission shall institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule should be approved or disapproved. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an email to rule-comments@ sec.gov. Please include File Number SR– NASDAQ–2017–115 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Brent J. Fields, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–NASDAQ–2017–115. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for Web site viewing and printing in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Copies of the filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. All comments received will be posted without change. Persons submitting comments are cautioned that we do not redact or edit personal identifying information from comment submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:28 Nov 01, 2017 Jkt 244001 submissions should refer to File Number SR–NASDAQ–2017–115 and should be submitted on or before November 24, 2017. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.9 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–23829 Filed 11–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 10186] Review of the Designation as a Foreign Terrorist Organization of Abdallah Azzam Brigade (and Other Aliases) Based upon a review of the Administrative Record assembled pursuant to Section 219(a)(4)(C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (8 U.S.C. 1189(a)(4)(C)) (‘‘INA’’), and in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Treasury, I conclude that the circumstances that were the basis for the designation of the aforementioned organization as a Foreign Terrorist Organization have not changed in such a manner as to warrant revocation of the designation and that the national security of the United States does not warrant a revocation of the designation. Therefore, I hereby determine that the designation of the aforementioned organization as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, pursuant to Section 219 of the INA (8 U.S.C. 1189), shall be maintained. This determination shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: September 27, 2017. Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State. 50927 exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from on or about March 2, 2018, until on or about May 20, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliot Chiu in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6471; email: section2459@state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The foregoing determinations were made pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257–1 of December 11, 2015). I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–23873 Filed 11–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10189] [FR Doc. 2017–23786 Filed 11–1–17; 8:45 am] In the Matter of the Amendment of the Designation of Abdallah Azzam Brigades (and Other Aliases) as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist BILLING CODE 4710–AD–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 10191] Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England,’’ imported from abroad for temporary SUMMARY: 9 17 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 211 (Thursday, November 2, 2017)]
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

[Release No. 34-81972; File No. SR-NASDAQ-2017-115]


Self-Regulatory Organizations; The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC; 
Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change To 
Remove References to Nasdaq Options Services

October 27, 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 October 26, 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, II, and III, 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.
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    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1).
    \2\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4.
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I. Self-Regulatory Organization's Statement of the Terms of Substance 
of the Proposed Rule Change

    The Exchange proposes to remove references to Nasdaq Options 
Services.
    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 purpose of this filing is to remove references to ``Nasdaq 
Options Services'' or ``NOS'' and in certain cases replace those 
references with a reference to ``Nasdaq Execution Services'' or 
``NES.'' The Exchange previously filed a proposed rule change which 
replaced Nasdaq Options Services with Nasdaq Execution Services.\3\ 
Some references to Nasdaq Options Services were not removed from the 
Exchange's Rulebook. At this time, the Exchange proposes to remove 
those references to ``Nasdaq Options Services'' and ``NOS'' and were 
applicable change those references to ``Nasdaq Execution Services'' or 
``NES'' if the entity is not already mentioned. Also, the Exchange 
proposes to make grammatical changes to the current sentence to 
accommodate the removal of the entity.
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    \3\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 71419 (January 28, 
2014), 79 FR 6247 (February 3, 2014)(SR-NASDAQ-2014-007).
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    No other changes are being proposed in this filing. The Exchange 
represents that these changes are concerned solely with the 
administration of the Exchange and do not affect the meaning, 
administration, or enforcement of any rules of the Exchange or the 
rights, obligations, or privileges of Exchange members or their 
associated persons in any way. Accordingly, this filing is being 
submitted under Rule 19b-4(f)(3).
2. Statutory Basis
    The Exchange believes that its proposal is consistent with Section 
6(b) of the Act,\4\ in general, and furthers the objectives of Section 
6(b)(5) of the Act,\5\ in particular, in that it is designed to promote 
just and equitable principles of trade, to remove impediments to and 
perfect the mechanism of a free and open market and a national market 
system, and, in general to protect investors and the public interest by 
avoiding confusion with the routing entity. The Exchange proposes to 
remove references to ``Nasdaq Options Services'' or ``NOS'' and in 
certain cases replace those references with a reference to ``Nasdaq 
Execution Services'' or ``NES,'' where applicable. The Exchange 
previously filed a proposed rule change which replaced Nasdaq Options 
Services with Nasdaq Execution Services.\6\ This proposed change is 
non-substantive.
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    \4\ 15 U.S.C. 78f(b).
    \5\ 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(5).
    \6\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 71419 (January 28, 
2014), 79 FR 6247 (February 3, 2014)(SR-NASDAQ-2014-007).
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B. Self-Regulatory Organization's Statement on Burden on Competition

    The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will 
impose any burden on competition not necessary or appropriate in 
furtherance of the purposes of the Act. The removal of references to 
``Nasdaq Options Services'' or ``NOS'' and, where applicable, 
replacement with ``Nasdaq Execution Services'' or ``NES'' will avoid 
confusion.

C. Self-Regulatory Organization's Statement on Comments on the Proposed 
Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others

    No written comments were either solicited or received.

III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for 
Commission Action

    Pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A) of the Act \7\ and Rule 19b-4(f)(3) 
thereunder,\8\ the Exchange has designated this proposal as one that is 
concerned solely with the administration of the self-regulatory 
organization, and therefore has become effective.
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    \7\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A).
    \8\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4(f)(3).
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    At any time within 60 days of the filing of the proposed rule 
change, the Commission summarily may temporarily suspend such rule 
change if

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it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or 
appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors, or 
otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. If the Commission 
takes such action, the Commission shall institute proceedings to 
determine whether the proposed rule should be approved or disapproved.

IV. Solicitation of Comments

    Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and 
arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule 
change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of 
the following methods:

Electronic Comments

     Use the Commission's Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/rules/sro.shtml); or
     Send an email to rule-comments@sec.gov. Please include 
File Number SR-NASDAQ-2017-115 on the subject line.

Paper Comments

     Send paper comments in triplicate to Brent J. Fields, 
Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20549-1090.

All submissions should refer to File Number SR-NASDAQ-2017-115. This 
file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To 
help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, 
please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on 
the Commission's Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all 
written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are 
filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to 
the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other 
than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the 
provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for Web site viewing and 
printing in the Commission's Public Reference Room, 100 F Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 
10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Copies of the filing also will be available 
for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. All 
comments received will be posted without change. Persons submitting 
comments are cautioned that we do not redact or edit personal 
identifying information from comment submissions. You should submit 
only information that you wish to make available publicly. All 
submissions should refer to File Number SR-NASDAQ-2017-115 and should 
be submitted on or before November 24, 2017.
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    \9\ 17 CFR 200.30-3(a)(12).

    For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, 
pursuant to delegated authority.\9\
Eduardo A. Aleman,
Assistant Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-23829 Filed 11-1-17; 8:45 am]
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