Sunshine Act Meetings, 61087 [2017-27833]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 26, 2017 / Notices basis, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Exchange Act.76 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION VI. Conclusion [Release No. 34–82353; File No. SR–BOX– 2017–37] On the basis of the foregoing, the Commission finds that the Proposed Rule Changes are consistent with the requirements of the Act, in particular the requirements of Section 17A of the Act 77 and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder. It is therefore ordered, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act, that proposed rule changes SR–DTC–2017– 005, SR–FICC–2017–009, and SR– NSCC–2017–006, as modified by Amendments Nos. 1 and 2, be, and hereby are, APPROVED on an accelerated basis.78 For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.79 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–27705 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings FEDERAL REGISTER CITATION OF PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT: 82 FR 60252, December 19, 2017. PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED TIME AND DATE OF THE MEETING: Thursday, December 21, 2017. The following matter will also be considered during the 2 p.m. Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 21, 2017: Litigation matter. CHANGES IN THE MEETING: CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551– 5400. Dated: December 20, 2017. Brent J. Fields, Secretary. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 76 Id. U.S.C. 78q–1. approving the Proposed Rule Changes, the Commission considered the proposals’ impact on efficiency, competition, and capital formation. 15 U.S.C. 78c(f). 79 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 78 In VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:21 Dec 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 December 19, 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 December 13, 2017, BOX Options Exchange LLC (the ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been prepared by the self-regulatory organization. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule from interested persons. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes to amend Rule 7260 by extending the Penny Pilot Program through June 30, 2018. The text of the proposed rule change is available from the principal office of the Exchange, at the Commission’s Public Reference Room and also on the Exchange’s internet website at http:// boxoptions.com. 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 self-regulatory organization 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 self-regulatory organization 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 [FR Doc. 2017–27833 Filed 12–21–17; 11:15 am] 77 15 Self-Regulatory Organizations; BOX Options Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change To Amend Rule 7260 by Extending the Penny Pilot Program Through June 30, 2018 1. Purpose The Exchange proposes to extend the effective time period of the Penny Pilot Program that is currently scheduled to 1 15 2 17 PO 00000 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61087 expire on December 31, 2017, until June 30, 2018.3 The Penny Pilot Program permits certain classes to be quoted in penny increments. The minimum price variation for all classes included in the Penny Pilot Program, except for PowerShares QQQ Trust (‘‘QQQQ’’)®, SPDR S&P 500 Exchange Traded Funds (‘‘SPY’’), and iShares Russell 2000 Index Funds (‘‘IWM’’), will continue to be $0.01 for all quotations in options series that are quoted at less than $3 per contract and $0.05 for all quotations in options series that are quoted at $3 per contract or greater. QQQQ, SPY, and IWM will continue to be quoted in $0.01 increments for all options series. The Exchange may replace, on a semiannual basis, any Pilot Program classes that have been delisted on the second trading day following January 1, 2018. The Exchange notes that the replacement classes will be selected based on trading activity for the six month period beginning June 1, 2017 and ending November 30, 2017 for the January 2018 replacements. The Exchange will employ the same parameters to prospective replacement classes as approved and applicable under the Pilot Program, including excluding high-priced underlying securities. The Exchange will distribute a Regulatory Circular notifying Participants which replacement classes shall be included in the Penny Pilot Program. BOX is specifically authorized to act jointly with the other options exchanges participating in the Pilot Program in identifying any replacement class. 2. Statutory Basis The Exchange believes that the proposal is consistent with the 3 The Penny Pilot Program has been in effect on the Exchange since its inception in May 2012. See Securities Exchange Act Release Nos. 66871 (April 27, 2012), 77 FR 26323 (May 3, 2012) (File No. 10– 206, In the Matter of the Application of BOX Options Exchange LLC for Registration as a National Securities Exchange Findings, Opinion, and Order of the Commission), 67328 (June 29, 2012), 77 FR 40123 (July 6, 2012) (SR–BOX–2012– 007), 68425 (December 13, 2012), 77 FR 75234 (December 19, 2013) (SR–BOX–2012–021), 69789 (June 18, 2013), 78 FR 37854 (June 24, 2013) (SR– BOX–2013–31), 71056 (December 12, 2013), 78 FR 76691 (December 18, 2013) (SR–BOX–2013–56), 72348 (June 9, 2014), 79 FR 33976 (June 13, 2014) (SR–BOX–2014–17), 73822 (December 11, 2014), 79 FR 75606 (December 18, 2014) (SR–BOX–2014–29), 75295 (June 25, 2015), 80 FR 37690 (July 1, 2015) (SR–BOX–2015–23), 78172 (June 28, 2016), 81 FR 43325 (July 1, 2016) (SR–BOX–2016–24), 79429 (November 30, 2016), 81 FR 87991 (December 6, 2016) (SR–BOX–2016–55) and 80828 (May 31, 2017), 82 FR 26175 (June 6, 2017) (SR–BOX–2017– 18). The extension of the effective date and the revision of the date to replace issues that have been delisted are the only changes to the Penny Pilot Program being proposed at this time. E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 246 (Tuesday, December 26, 2017)]
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meetings

FEDERAL REGISTER CITATION OF PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT:  82 FR 60252, 
December 19, 2017.

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED TIME AND DATE OF THE MEETING:  Thursday, December 
21, 2017.

CHANGES IN THE MEETING:  The following matter will also be considered 
during the 2 p.m. Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 21, 
2017: Litigation matter.

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION:  For further information and to 
ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, 
please contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551-5400.

    Dated: December 20, 2017.
Brent J. Fields,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-27833 Filed 12-21-17; 11:15 am]
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