Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Extend Collection 3038-0066: Financial Resource Requirements for Derivatives Clearing Organizations, 57430-57431 [2017-26141]

Download as PDF 57430 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 5, 2017 / Notices after publication of the final results of this review. Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the notice of final results of administrative review for all shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication of the final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(2) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for respondents noted above will be the rate established in the final results of this administrative review; (2) for merchandise exported by manufacturers or exporters not covered in this administrative review but covered in a prior segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company specific rate published for the most recently completed segment of this proceeding; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original investigation, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recently completed segment of this proceeding for the manufacturer of the subject merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 15.45 percent, the all-others rate established in the antidumping investigation as modified by the section 129 determination. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Notification to Importers Regarding the Reimbursement of Duties This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping and/or countervailing duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during the POR. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Department’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 04, 2017 Jkt 244001 of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return/destruction of APO materials, or conversion to judicial protective order, is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5). Dated: November 29, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Final Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. List of Comments V. Analysis of Comments Comment 1: Whether to Include Expenses Related to Contract Cancellation Charges in Ghigi’s General and Administrative (G&A) Expense Calculation Comment 2: Whether to Adjust Zara’s G&A Expense Calculation to Reclassify Certain Expenses Comment 3: Whether to Revise Manufacturer Field Coding Comment 4: Whether to Revise Differential Pricing Methodology VI. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–26165 Filed 12–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Extend Collection 3038–0066: Financial Resource Requirements for Derivatives Clearing Organizations Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed extension of a collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment. This notice solicits comments on certain SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 financial resource reporting requirements applicable to derivatives clearing organizations. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 5, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ‘‘OMB Control Number 3038–0066’’ by any of the following methods: • The Agency’s Web site, at http:// comments.cftc.gov/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site. • Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Portal. Please submit your comments using only one method. All comments must be submitted in English or, if not, accompanied by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to http://www.cftc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jocelyn Partridge, Special Counsel, Division of Clearing and Risk, (202) 418–5926, email: jpartridge@cftc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of Information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3 and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), requires a Federal agency to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, the Commission is publishing notice of the proposed extension of the collection of information listed below. Title: Financial Resource Requirements for Derivatives Clearing Organizations (OMB Control No. 3038– 0066). This is a request for an extension E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 5, 2017 / Notices of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: This collection of information involves the financial resource reporting requirements set forth in section 39.11 of the Commission’s regulations. Section 5b(c)(2) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA or Act) 1 sets forth certain core principles with which a derivatives clearing organization (DCO) must comply in order to become registered with the Commission and to maintain such registration. One of these core principles, core principle B, sets forth the financial resource requirements applicable to DCOs. Section 5b(c)(2) also requires DCOs to comply with the regulations promulgated by the Commission pursuant to section 8a(5) of the Act.2 Section 39.11 of the Commission’s regulations, which implements core principle B, includes the financial resource reporting requirements that are the subject of this information collection. The information collection is necessary for, and would be used by, the Commission to evaluate a DCO’s compliance with the financial resource requirements for DCOs prescribed in the Commodity Exchange Act, including core principle B, and the Commission’s regulations. With respect to the collection of information, the CFTC invites comments on: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES • Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have a practical use; • The accuracy of the Commission’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider information that you believe is exempt from disclosure under the 17 U.S.C. 7a–1(c)(2). 8a(5) of the CEA authorizes the Commission to promulgate such rules and regulations as, in the judgment of the Commission, are reasonably necessary to effectuate any of the provisions or to accomplish any of the purposes of the CEA. 7 U.S.C. 12a(5). 2 Section VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 04, 2017 Jkt 244001 Freedom of Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures established in section 145.9 of the Commission’s regulations.3 The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to review, prescreen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your submission from http://www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of the information collection requirement will be retained in the public comment file and will be considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act and other applicable laws, and may be accessible under the Freedom of Information Act. Burden Statement: As noted above, this information collection renewal involves the requirement that a DCO that is registered with the Commission report certain information regarding its financial resources, the value thereof, and the basis for these calculations that is necessary for the Commission to assess the DCO’s compliance with the financial resource requirements of the CEA and the Commission’s regulations. The reporting requirements are contained in section 39.11 of the Commission’s regulations. The Commission has revised its estimate of the total annual burden hours for this collection to account for an increase in the number of respondents (from 14 to 17), but has maintained the original burden hour estimate of 10 hours per quarterly report as the reporting requirements have remain unchanged. The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to be as follows: Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 17. Estimated Annual Number of Reports per Respondent: 4. Estimated Total Annual Number of Responses: 68. Estimated Average Number of Hours per Response: 10. Estimated Average Annual Burden Hours per Respondent: 40. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 680 hours. Frequency of collection: Quarterly and on occasion. Type of Respondents: Derivatives clearing organizations. There are no capital or start-up costs associated with this information collection, nor are there any operating or maintenance costs associated with this information collection. (Authority 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) 3 17 PO 00000 CFR 145.9. Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57431 Dated: November 29, 2017. Robert N. Sidman, Deputy Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–26141 Filed 12–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Disaster Response Cooperative Agreements Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Disaster Response Cooperative Agreements for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by January 4, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register: (1) By fax to: 202–395–6974, Attention: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; or (2) By email to: smar@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Chad Stover at 202–606–6925 or email to cstover@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call 1–800–833–3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of CNCS, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To 
Extend Collection 3038-0066: Financial Resource Requirements for 
Derivatives Clearing Organizations

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is announcing 
an opportunity for public comment on the proposed extension of a 
collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in 
the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of 
information, including each proposed extension of an existing 
collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment. 
This notice solicits comments on certain financial resource reporting 
requirements applicable to derivatives clearing organizations.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 5, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ``OMB Control Number 
3038-0066'' by any of the following methods:
     The Agency's Web site, at http://comments.cftc.gov/. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site.
     Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Portal.
    Please submit your comments using only one method. All comments 
must be submitted in English or, if not, accompanied by an English 
translation. Comments will be posted as received to http://www.cftc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jocelyn Partridge, Special Counsel, 
Division of Clearing and Risk, (202) 418-5926, email: 
jpartridge@cftc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain 
approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each 
collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ``Collection of 
Information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3 and 
includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public 
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. 
An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to 
respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB 
control number. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A), requires a Federal agency to provide a 60-day notice in 
the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of 
information, including each proposed extension of an existing 
collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for 
approval. To comply with this requirement, the Commission is publishing 
notice of the proposed extension of the collection of information 
listed below.
    Title: Financial Resource Requirements for Derivatives Clearing 
Organizations (OMB Control No. 3038-0066). This is a request for an 
extension

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of a currently approved information collection.
    Abstract: This collection of information involves the financial 
resource reporting requirements set forth in section 39.11 of the 
Commission's regulations.
    Section 5b(c)(2) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA or Act) \1\ 
sets forth certain core principles with which a derivatives clearing 
organization (DCO) must comply in order to become registered with the 
Commission and to maintain such registration. One of these core 
principles, core principle B, sets forth the financial resource 
requirements applicable to DCOs. Section 5b(c)(2) also requires DCOs to 
comply with the regulations promulgated by the Commission pursuant to 
section 8a(5) of the Act.\2\ Section 39.11 of the Commission's 
regulations, which implements core principle B, includes the financial 
resource reporting requirements that are the subject of this 
information collection. The information collection is necessary for, 
and would be used by, the Commission to evaluate a DCO's compliance 
with the financial resource requirements for DCOs prescribed in the 
Commodity Exchange Act, including core principle B, and the 
Commission's regulations.
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    \1\ 7 U.S.C. 7a-1(c)(2).
    \2\ Section 8a(5) of the CEA authorizes the Commission to 
promulgate such rules and regulations as, in the judgment of the 
Commission, are reasonably necessary to effectuate any of the 
provisions or to accomplish any of the purposes of the CEA. 7 U.S.C. 
12a(5).
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    With respect to the collection of information, the CFTC invites 
comments on:

     Whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Commission, including whether the information will have a practical 
use;
     The accuracy of the Commission's estimate of the burden 
of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of 
the methodology and assumptions used;
     Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and
     Ways to minimize the burden of collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use 
of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other 
technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

    You should submit only information that you wish to make available 
publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider information that you 
believe is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 
a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be 
submitted according to the procedures established in section 145.9 of 
the Commission's regulations.\3\ The Commission reserves the right, but 
shall have no obligation, to review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse 
or remove any or all of your submission from http://www.cftc.gov that 
it may deem to be inappropriate for publication, such as obscene 
language. All submissions that have been redacted or removed that 
contain comments on the merits of the information collection 
requirement will be retained in the public comment file and will be 
considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act and other 
applicable laws, and may be accessible under the Freedom of Information 
Act.
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    \3\ 17 CFR 145.9.
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    Burden Statement: As noted above, this information collection 
renewal involves the requirement that a DCO that is registered with the 
Commission report certain information regarding its financial 
resources, the value thereof, and the basis for these calculations that 
is necessary for the Commission to assess the DCO's compliance with the 
financial resource requirements of the CEA and the Commission's 
regulations. The reporting requirements are contained in section 39.11 
of the Commission's regulations. The Commission has revised its 
estimate of the total annual burden hours for this collection to 
account for an increase in the number of respondents (from 14 to 17), 
but has maintained the original burden hour estimate of 10 hours per 
quarterly report as the reporting requirements have remain unchanged.
    The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to be as 
follows:
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 17.
    Estimated Annual Number of Reports per Respondent: 4.
    Estimated Total Annual Number of Responses: 68.
    Estimated Average Number of Hours per Response: 10.
    Estimated Average Annual Burden Hours per Respondent: 40.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 680 hours.
    Frequency of collection: Quarterly and on occasion.
    Type of Respondents: Derivatives clearing organizations.
    There are no capital or start-up costs associated with this 
information collection, nor are there any operating or maintenance 
costs associated with this information collection.

(Authority 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.)

    Dated: November 29, 2017.
Robert N. Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2017-26141 Filed 12-4-17; 8:45 am]
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