Sunshine Act Meetings, 52748-52749 [2017-24681]

Download as PDF 52748 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 14, 2017 / Notices Summary Form Under Review Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Title: Aligned Capital Investee Opt-In. Form Number: OPIC–255. Frequency of Use: Once per investor per project. Type of Respondents: Business or other institution. Standard Industrial Classification Codes: All. Description of Affected Public: Companies investing overseas. Reporting Hours: 37.5 hours (.5 hours per project). Number of Responses: 75 per year. Federal Cost: $0. Authority for Information Collection: Sections 231 and 239(d) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. Abstract (Needs and Uses): The Aligned Capital Investee Opt-In is a document used by companies seeking investments or grant funding to place their information into OPIC’s Aligned Capital Program. The Aligned Capital Program is designed to align development finance with other capital, including philanthropic, socially responsible and impact investment, to enable effective deployment of that capital towards projects in the countries and sectors in which OPIC works. Dated: November 8, 2017. Nichole Skoyles, Administrative Counsel, Department of Legal Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–24601 Filed 11–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3210–01–P OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION [OMB 3420–0034; OPIC–253] Submission for OMB Review; Comments Request Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, agencies are required to publish a Notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency is renewing an existing information collection for OMB review and approval and requests public review and comment on the submission. OPIC received no comments in response to the sixty (60) day notice. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional thirty (30) days for public comments to be submitted. Comments are being solicited on the need for the ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 information; the accuracy of OPIC’s burden estimate; the quality, practical utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize reporting the burden, including automated collected techniques and uses of other forms of technology. DATES: Comments must be received within thirty (30) calendar days of publication of this Notice. ADDRESSES: Mail all comments and requests for copies of the subject form to OPIC’s Agency Submitting Officer: James Bobbitt, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, 1100 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20527. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for other information about filing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OPIC Agency Submitting Officer: James Bobbitt, (202) 336–8558. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OPIC received no comments in response to the sixty (60) day notice published in Federal Register volume 82 page 42366 on September 7, 2017. All mailed comments and requests for copies of the subject form should include form number OPIC–253 on both the envelope and in the subject line of the letter. Electronic comments and requests for copies of the subject form may be sent to James.Bobbitt@opic.gov, subject line OPIC–253. Summary Form Under Review Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Title: Aligned Capital Investor Screener. Form Number: OPIC–253. Frequency of Use: Once per investor. Type of Respondents: Foundations, non-profit entities; investment fund managers, investment companies; US Government Agencies. Standard Industrial Classification Codes: All. Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies interested in making investments in companies investing overseas. Reporting Hours: 16.5 hours (.33 hours per investor). Number of Responses: 50 per year. Federal Cost: $0. Authority for Information Collection: Sections 231 and 239(d) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. Abstract (Needs and Uses): The Aligned Capital Investor Screener is a document used to screen potential investors interested in participating in OPIC’s Aligned Capital Program and, if they qualify, to place their information into the program. The Aligned Capital Program is designed to align PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 development finance with other capital, including philanthropic, socially responsible and impact investment, to enable effective deployment of that capital towards projects in the countries and sectors in which OPIC works. In order to participate, investors must be U.S. entities and meet the additional specified criteria. Dated: November 8, 2017. Nichole Skoyles, Administrative Counsel, Department of Legal Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–24600 Filed 11–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3210–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. TIME AND DATE: Closed Commission Hearing Room 10800. PLACE: This meeting will be closed to the public. STATUS: MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 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 his designee, has certified that, in his 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 matters at the closed meeting. Chairman Clayton, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meeting in closed session. The subject matters of the closed meeting will be: Institution and settlement of injunctive actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings; and Other matters relating to enforcement proceedings. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: 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. E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 14, 2017 / Notices Dated: November 8, 2017. Brent J. Fields, Secretary. its entirety.6 The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comment on Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change from interested persons and is approving the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1, on an accelerated basis. [FR Doc. 2017–24681 Filed 11–9–17; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–82027; File No. SR– NYSEAMER–2017–15] Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE American LLC; Notice of Filing of Amendment No. 1 and Order Granting Accelerated Approval of a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1, To Amend NYSE American Rule 980NY To Clarify the Priority of Electronic Complex Orders and To Modify Aspects of the Complex Order Auction Process November 7, 2017. I. Introduction On September 8, 2017, NYSE American LLC (the ‘‘Exchange’’ or ‘‘NYSE American’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the ‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) 1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’),2 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,3 a proposed rule change to amend NYSE American Rule 980NY to clarify and provide greater specificity to its rules governing the trading of Electronic Complex Orders (‘‘ECOs’’), and to correct inaccuracies in those rules.4 The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on September 27, 2017.5 The Commission received no comment letters regarding the proposal. On October 26, 2017, NYSE American filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposal, which supersedes the original filing in 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). U.S.C. 78a. 3 17 CFR 240.19b–4. 4 For purposes of NYSE American Rule 980NY, an Electronic Complex Order is any Complex Order, as defined in NYSE American Rule 900.3NY(e) that is entered into the Exchange System. See NYSE American Rule 980NY. The Exchange System (‘‘System’’) is the Exchange’s electronic order delivery, execution and reporting system for designated option issues through which orders and quotes of Users are consolidated for execution and/ or display. Market Makers must submit quotes to the System in their appointed classes electronically. See NYSE American Rule 900.2NY(48). A Complex Order is any order involving the simultaneous purchase and/or sale of two or more different option series in the same underlying security, for the same account, in a ratio that is equal to or greater than one-to-three (.333) and less than or equal to three-to-one (3.00) and for the purpose of executing a particular investment strategy. See NYSE American Rule 900.3NY(e). 5 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 81676 (September 21, 2017), 82 FR 45085 (‘‘Notice’’). ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 2 15 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 II. Description of the Proposed Rule Change NYSE American Rule 980NY governs the trading of ECOs in the Exchange’s Complex Matching Engine (‘‘CME’’). As described more fully in the Notice, NYSE American proposes to amend NYSE American Rule 980NY to provide additional specificity, transparency, and clarity to its processing of ECOs. The proposal also corrects inaccuracies in NYSE American Rule 980NY. Execution of ECOs During Core Trading Hours The proposal amends NYSE American Rule 980NY(c), ‘‘Execution of Complex Orders,’’ to indicate that ECOs may be executed not only without consideration of prices of the same complex order that might be available on other exchanges, as the rule currently provides, but also without consideration of the prices of single-legged orders that might be available on other exchanges. In addition, the proposal revises and reorganizes current NYSE American 6 Amendment No. 1 modifies the original filing to (1) add specificity to NYSE American Rule 980NY(c)(ii) by indicating that both Customer and non-Customer leg market interest will have first priority to trade with an incoming ECO when the leg markets can execute against an incoming ECO in full (or in a permissible ratio), and each leg includes Customer interest; (2) clarify the provision in NYSE American Rule 980NY(e)(2) indicating that a Complex Order Auction (‘‘COA’’)-eligible order may trade immediately in full (or in a permissible ratio) with a resting ECO priced equal to the contraside Complex BBO, unless each leg of the contraside Complex BBO includes Customer interest; (3) add a provision to NYSE American Rule 980NY(e)(7)(A) indicating that ECOs on behalf of Customers will have priority over same-priced ECOs for non-Customers when allocating orders at the conclusion of a COA; (4) clarify the requirement NYSE American Rule 980NY, Commentary .02 to provide price improvement on at least one leg of the ECO when each leg of the contra-side Complex BBO for the components of the ECO includes Customer interest; (5) remove a superfluous reference in Commentary .02 to Commentary .01; and (6) delete language in the description section indicating that the proposal removes references to Customer ECO priority. To promote transparency of its proposed amendment, when NYSE American filed Amendment No. 1 with the Commission, it also submitted Amendment No. 1 as a comment letter to the file, which the Commission posted on its Web site and placed in the public comment file for SR–NYSEAMER–2017–15 (available at https:// www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nyseamer-2017-15/ nyseamer201715-2656362-161384.pdf). The Exchange also posted a copy of its Amendment No. 1 on its Web site (available at https:// www.nyse.com/publicdocs/nyse/markets/nyseamerican/rule-filings/filings/2017/NYSEAmer2017-15,%20Am.%201.pdf. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52749 Rule 980NY(c) by replacing current text and adding new paragraphs (ii), ‘‘Execution of Electronic Complex Orders During Core Trading,’’ and (iii), ‘‘Electronic Complex Orders in the Consolidated Book.’’ 7 The changes to NYSE American Rules 980NY(c)(ii) and (iii) are designed to describe the processing of ECOs during Core Trading in a more concise and logical manner, with NYSE American Rule 980NY(c)(ii) governing the execution of ECOs that are marketable on arrival and NYSE American Rule 980NY(c)(iii) governing how ECOs would be ranked in the Consolidated Book and executed as resting interest on the Consolidated Book.8 New NYSE American Rule 980NY(c)(ii) indicates that the CME would accept an incoming marketable ECO and automatically execute it against the best-priced contra-side interest resting in the Consolidated Book.9 If, at a price, the leg markets can trade against an incoming ECO in full (or in a permissible ratio), and each leg includes Customer interest, the leg markets—including both Customer and non-Customer interest—would have first priority at that price to trade with the incoming ECO pursuant to NYSE American Rule 964NY(b), followed by resting ECOs in price/time priority.10 7 The title of NYSE American Rule 980NY(c)(ii) remains unchanged, except for the addition of the word ‘‘Electronic’’ prior to ‘‘Complex Orders.’’ NYSE American Rule 900.2NY(15) defines Core Trading Hours as ‘‘the regular trading hours for business set forth in the rules of the primary markets underlying those option classes listed on the Exchange; provided, however, that transactions may be effected on the Exchange until the regular time set for the normal close of trading in the primary markets with respect to equity option classes and ETF option classes, and 15 minutes after the regular time set for the normal close of trading in the primary markets with respect to index option classes, or such other hours as may be determined by the Exchange from time to time.’’ 8 See Notice, 82 FR at 45086. 9 See id. NYSE American Rule 980NY(c)(ii) states that ‘‘The CME will accept an incoming marketable Electronic Complex Order and automatically execute it against the best-priced contra-side interest resting in the Consolidated Book. If, at a price, the leg markets can execute against an incoming Electronic Complex Order in full (or in a permissible ratio), and each leg includes Customer interest, the leg markets (Customer and nonCustomer interest) will have first priority at that price and will trade with the incoming Electronic Complex Order pursuant to Rule 964NY(b) before Electronic Complex Orders resting in the Consolidated Book can trade at that price.’’ See Amendment No. 1. 10 See Amendment No. 1. See also Notice, 82 FR at 45087. The proposal amends NYSE American Rule 980NY(a) to add a defined term, ‘‘leg markets,’’ to refer to individual quotes and orders in the Consolidated Book. In addition, the proposal revises NYSE American Rule 980NY(c) to add the word ‘‘strategy’’ following the term ‘‘complex order,’’ and to add references to ‘‘Electronic’’ Complex Orders to the titles of NYSE American E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM Continued 14NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 218 (Tuesday, November 14, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52748-52749]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-24681]


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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meetings

TIME AND DATE:  12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

PLACE:  Closed Commission Hearing Room 10800.

STATUS:  This meeting will be closed to the public.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  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 his designee, has 
certified that, in his 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 matters at the closed meeting.
    Chairman Clayton, as duty officer, voted to consider the items 
listed for the closed meeting in closed session.
    The subject matters of the closed meeting will be:
    Institution and settlement of injunctive actions;
    Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings; and
    Other matters relating to enforcement proceedings.
    At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in 
the scheduling of meeting items.

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION:  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.


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    Dated: November 8, 2017.
Brent J. Fields,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-24681 Filed 11-9-17; 11:15 am]
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