Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting Requirements; Extension of Comment Period, 35847-35848 [2019-15810]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 143 / Thursday, July 25, 2019 / Proposed Rules jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with PROPOSALS information only to service providers and third parties who are capable of maintaining the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the personal information, and who provide assurances that they will do so. a. Have operators implemented sufficient safeguards to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of personal information collected from a child? b. Is § 312.8 of the Rule clear and adequate? If not, how could it be improved, consistent with the Act’s requirements? Should the Rule include more specific information security requirements, for example to require encryption of certain personal information? I. Safe Harbors 29. 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Should § 312.11(g) of the Rule, regarding the Commission’s discretion to initiate an investigation or bring an enforcement action against an operator participating in a safe harbor program, be clarified or modified in any way? d. Should any other changes be made to the criteria for approval of selfregulatory guidelines, consistent with the Act’s requirements? e. Should the Commission consider any changes to the safe harbor monitoring process, including any changes to promote greater transparency? f. Should the Rule include factors for the Commission to consider in revoking approval for a safe harbor program? IV. Request for Comment You can file a comment online or on paper. For the Commission to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before October 23, 2019. Write ‘‘COPPA Rule Review, 16 CFR part 312, Project VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:36 Jul 24, 2019 Jkt 247001 No. P195404,’’ on the comment. 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By direction of the Commission. April J. Tabor, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–15754 Filed 7–24–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION 17 CFR Parts 23, 43, 45, and 49 RIN 3038–AE32 Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting Requirements; Extension of Comment Period Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: On May 13, 2019, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) titled Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting Requirements. The comment period for the NPRM closes on July 29, 2019. The Commission is extending the comment period for this NPRM by an additional 90 days. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JYP1.SGM 25JYP1 35848 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 143 / Thursday, July 25, 2019 / Proposed Rules The comment period for the NPRM titled Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting Requirements, published on May 13, 2019 (84 FR 21044), is extended through October 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ‘‘Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting Requirements’’ and RIN number 3038– AE32, by any of the following methods: • CFTC Comments Portal: https:// comments.cftc.gov. Select the ‘‘Submit Comments’’ link for this rulemaking and follow the instructions on the Public Comment Form. • Mail: Send to Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Follow the same instructions as for Mail, above. Please submit your comments using only one of these methods. To avoid possible delays with mail or in-person deliveries, submissions through the CFTC Comments Portal are encouraged. All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to https:// comments.cftc.gov. 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 (FOIA), a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures established in § 145.9 of the Commission’s regulations.1 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 https://comments.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 rulemaking 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 FOIA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin DeMaria, Special Counsel, 202–418–5988, bdemaria@cftc.gov or Meghan Tente, Acting Associate Director, 202–418–5785, mtente@ jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with PROPOSALS DATES: 1 17 CFR 145.9. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:36 Jul 24, 2019 Jkt 247001 cftc.gov; Division of Market Oversight, Data and Reporting Branch, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581. On May 13, 2019, the Commission published in the Federal Register an NPRM proposing amendments to certain regulations applicable to swap data repositories (SDRs), reporting counterparties, and other market participants.2 The proposed amendments would, among other things, update requirements for SDRs to verify swap data with reporting counterparties, update requirements to correct swap data errors and omissions, and update and clarify certain SDR operational and governance requirements. The comment period for the NPRM closes on July 29, 2019. As requested by market participants, the Commission is extending the comment period for this NPRM by an additional 90 days.3 This extension of the comment period will allow interested persons additional time to analyze the proposal and prepare their comments. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Issued in Washington, DC, on July 22, 2019, by the Commission. Robert Sidman, Deputy Secretary of the Commission. Note: The following appendix will not appear in the Code of Federal Regulations. Appendix to Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting Requirements—Commission Voting Summary On this matter, Chairman Tarbert and Commissioners Quintenz, Behnam, Stump, and Berkovitz voted in the affirmative. No Commissioner voted in the negative. [FR Doc. 2019–15810 Filed 7–24–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P 2 Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting Requirements, 84 FR 21044 (May 13, 2019). 3 See Letter from International Swaps and Derivatives Association and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (June 18, 2019), available at https://comments.cftc.gov/ PublicComments/ ViewComment.aspx?id=62139&SearchText=. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 100 [Docket No. USCG–2019–0629] Special Local Regulation; Charlevoix Venetian Night Boat Parade; Charlevoix, MI Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the Charlevoix Venetian Boat Parade on July 27, 2019, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. During the enforcement period, the operator of any vessel in the Round Lake, Charlevoix, MI must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander. DATES: The regulations will be enforced from 7 a.m. through 11:30 p.m. on July 27, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email LT Sean Murphy, Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 906–635– 3223, email Sean.V.Murphy@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulation 33 CFR 100.908 for the Charlevoix Venetian Night Boat Parade from 7 a.m. through 11:30 p.m. on July 27, 2019. This action is being taken to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. The regulated area for this event is all navigable waters of Round Lake, Charlevoix, MI. During the enforcement period, as reflected in § 100.901(b), the Patrol Commander may direct the anchoring, mooring, or movement of any boat or vessel within the regatta area. This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.908 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard plans to provide notification of this enforcement period via marine information broadcasts. SUMMARY: Dated: July 22, 2019. P.S. Nelson, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie. [FR Doc. 2019–15833 Filed 7–24–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P E:\FR\FM\25JYP1.SGM 25JYP1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 143 (Thursday, July 25, 2019)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 35847-35848]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-15810]


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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION

17 CFR Parts 23, 43, 45, and 49

RIN 3038-AE32


Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting Requirements; 
Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On May 13, 2019, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission 
(Commission) published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed 
rulemaking (NPRM) titled Certain Swap Data Repository and Data 
Reporting Requirements. The comment period for the NPRM closes on July 
29, 2019. The Commission is extending the comment period for this NPRM 
by an additional 90 days.

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DATES: The comment period for the NPRM titled Certain Swap Data 
Repository and Data Reporting Requirements, published on May 13, 2019 
(84 FR 21044), is extended through October 28, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ``Certain Swap Data 
Repository and Data Reporting Requirements'' and RIN number 3038-AE32, 
by any of the following methods:
     CFTC Comments Portal: https://comments.cftc.gov. Select 
the ``Submit Comments'' link for this rulemaking and follow the 
instructions on the Public Comment Form.
     Mail: Send to Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Follow the same instructions as for 
Mail, above.
    Please submit your comments using only one of these methods. To 
avoid possible delays with mail or in-person deliveries, submissions 
through the CFTC Comments Portal are encouraged.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to 
https://comments.cftc.gov. 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 (FOIA), a petition for confidential 
treatment of the exempt information may be submitted according to the 
procedures established in Sec.  145.9 of the Commission's 
regulations.\1\
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    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9.
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    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 https://comments.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 rulemaking 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 FOIA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin DeMaria, Special Counsel, 
202-418-5988, [email protected] or Meghan Tente, Acting Associate 
Director, 202-418-5785, [email protected]; Division of Market Oversight, 
Data and Reporting Branch, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three 
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 13, 2019, the Commission published in 
the Federal Register an NPRM proposing amendments to certain 
regulations applicable to swap data repositories (SDRs), reporting 
counterparties, and other market participants.\2\ The proposed 
amendments would, among other things, update requirements for SDRs to 
verify swap data with reporting counterparties, update requirements to 
correct swap data errors and omissions, and update and clarify certain 
SDR operational and governance requirements. The comment period for the 
NPRM closes on July 29, 2019. As requested by market participants, the 
Commission is extending the comment period for this NPRM by an 
additional 90 days.\3\ This extension of the comment period will allow 
interested persons additional time to analyze the proposal and prepare 
their comments.
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    \2\ Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting 
Requirements, 84 FR 21044 (May 13, 2019).
    \3\ See Letter from International Swaps and Derivatives 
Association and Securities Industry and Financial Markets 
Association (June 18, 2019), available at https://comments.cftc.gov/PublicComments/ViewComment.aspx?id=62139&SearchText=.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 22, 2019, by the Commission.
Robert Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.

    Note: The following appendix will not appear in the Code of 
Federal Regulations.

Appendix to Certain Swap Data Repository and Data Reporting 
Requirements--Commission Voting Summary

    On this matter, Chairman Tarbert and Commissioners Quintenz, 
Behnam, Stump, and Berkovitz voted in the affirmative. No 
Commissioner voted in the negative.

[FR Doc. 2019-15810 Filed 7-24-19; 8:45 am]
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