Survey of U.S. Ownership of Foreign Securities as of December 31, 2019, 66056 [2019-26000]

Download as PDF 66056 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 231 / Monday, December 2, 2019 / Notices respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. 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ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice, the Department of the Treasury is informing the public that it is conducting a jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Nov 29, 2019 Jkt 250001 mandatory survey of ownership of foreign securities by U.S. residents as of December 31, 2019. This Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, this survey. The reporting form SHCA (2019) and instructions may be printed from the internet at: http://www.treasury.gov/ resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/ Pages/forms-sh.aspx#shc. Definition: Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 3102, a United States person is any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the United States Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency), who resides in the United States or is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Who Must Report: The reporting panel is based upon the data submitted for the 2016 Benchmark survey and the June 2019 TIC report ‘‘Aggregate Holdings of Long-Term Securities by U.S. and Foreign Residents’’ (TIC SLT). Entities required to report will be contacted individually by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Entities not contacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: This report will collect information on holdings by U.S. residents of foreign securities, including equities, long-term debt securities, and short-term debt securities (including selected money market instruments). How To Report: Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, may be obtained at the website address given above in the Summary. Completed reports can be submitted electronically PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 or mailed to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Data and Statistics Function, 6th Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045–0001. Inquiries can be made to the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720–6300 or email: SHC.help@ ny.frb.org. Inquiries can also be made to Dwight Wolkow at (202) 622–1276, email: comments2TIC@do.treas.gov. When To Report: Data must be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, by March 6, 2020. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 1505–0146. 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 control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual burden associated with this collection of information is 49 hours per respondent for end-investors and custodians that file Schedule 3 reports covering their foreign securities entrusted to U.S. resident custodians, 146 hours per respondent for large endinvestors filing Schedule 2 reports, and 546 hours per respondent for large custodians of securities filing Schedule 2 reports. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, Attention: Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems, Room 1050, Washington, DC 20220, and to OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503. Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems. [FR Doc. 2019–26000 Filed 11–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 231 (Monday, December 2, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-26000]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Survey of U.S. Ownership of Foreign Securities as of December 31, 
2019

AGENCY: Departmental Offices, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements.

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SUMMARY: By this Notice, the Department of the Treasury is informing 
the public that it is conducting a mandatory survey of ownership of 
foreign securities by U.S. residents as of December 31, 2019. This 
Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons 
(defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this 
Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, this survey. The 
reporting form SHCA (2019) and instructions may be printed from the 
internet at: http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/forms-sh.aspx#shc.
    Definition: Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 3102, a United States person is 
any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, 
estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not 
organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a 
foreign government, the United States Government, a State or local 
government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or 
other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-
sponsored agency), who resides in the United States or is subject to 
the jurisdiction of the United States.
    Who Must Report: The reporting panel is based upon the data 
submitted for the 2016 Benchmark survey and the June 2019 TIC report 
``Aggregate Holdings of Long-Term Securities by U.S. and Foreign 
Residents'' (TIC SLT). Entities required to report will be contacted 
individually by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Entities not 
contacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have no reporting 
responsibilities.
    What To Report: This report will collect information on holdings by 
U.S. residents of foreign securities, including equities, long-term 
debt securities, and short-term debt securities (including selected 
money market instruments).
    How To Report: Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which 
contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, 
may be obtained at the website address given above in the Summary. 
Completed reports can be submitted electronically or mailed to the 
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Data and Statistics Function, 6th 
Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045-0001. Inquiries can be 
made to the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at 
(212) 720-6300 or email: [email protected]. Inquiries can also be 
made to Dwight Wolkow at (202) 622-1276, email: 
[email protected].
    When To Report: Data must be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank 
of New York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, 
by March 6, 2020.
    Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been 
approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 1505-0146. 
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 
control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual burden 
associated with this collection of information is 49 hours per 
respondent for end-investors and custodians that file Schedule 3 
reports covering their foreign securities entrusted to U.S. resident 
custodians, 146 hours per respondent for large end-investors filing 
Schedule 2 reports, and 546 hours per respondent for large custodians 
of securities filing Schedule 2 reports. Comments concerning the 
accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this 
burden should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, Attention: 
Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting 
Systems, Room 1050, Washington, DC 20220, and to OMB, Attention: Desk 
Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503.

Dwight Wolkow,
Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting 
Systems.
[FR Doc. 2019-26000 Filed 11-29-19; 8:45 am]
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