Agency Information Collection Activities; Continuing Collections; Comment Requests; Designation of Financial Market Utilities, 65139-65140 [2020-22677]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 199 / Wednesday, October 14, 2020 / Notices BANK SEPAH, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13382. 9. IRAN ZAMIN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E IRAN ZAMIN), Seyyed Jamal-oldin Asadabadi St., Corner of 68th St., No. 472, Tehran, Iran; website www.izbank.com; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN– EO13902]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of E.O. 13902 for operating in the financial sector of the Iranian economy. 10. ISLAMIC REGIONAL COOPERATION BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E TAAWON MANTAGHEEY-E ESLAMI; a.k.a. REGIONAL COOPERATION OF THE ISLAMIC BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT), Building No. 59, District 929, Street No. 17, Arsat Al-Hindia, Al Masbah, Baghdad, Iraq; Tohid Street, Before Tohid Circle, No. 33, Upper Level of Eghtesad-e Novin Bank, Tehran 1419913464, Iran; Arsat Indian, 59 District-929, Street-17, Baghdad, Iraq; Arrasat Al Hindiya, Al Masbah Street, Baghdad, Iraq; SWIFT/BIC RCDFIQBA; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN–EO13902] (Linked To: EGHTESAD NOVIN BANK). Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13902 for being owned or controlled by EGHTESAD NOVIN BANK, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13902. 11. KARAFARIN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E KARAFARIN), Zafar St. No. 315, Between Vali Asr and Jordan, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/ BIC KBIDIRTH; website www.karafarinbank.com; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN–EO13902]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of E.O. 13902 for operating in the financial sector of the Iranian economy. 12. KHAVARMIANEH BANK (a.k.a. MIDDLE EAST BANK), No. 22, Second Floor Sabounchi St., Shahid Beheshti Ave., Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC KHMIIRTH; website www.middleeastbank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions; All offices worldwide [IRAN] [IRAN–EO13902]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of E.O. 13902 for operating in the financial sector of the Iranian economy. 13. MEHR IRAN CREDIT UNION BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E GHARZOLHASANEH MEHR IRAN; a.k.a. GHARZOLHASANEH MEHR IRAN BANK), Taleghani St., No.204, Before the intersection of Mofateh, across from the former U.S. embassy, Tehran, Iran; No. 204, Taleghani Street, Tehran, Iran; 204, Before the Mofatteh Crossroad, Taleghani Ave., Tehran, Iran; website www.qmb.ir; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN– EO13902]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of E.O. 13902 for operating in the financial sector of the Iranian economy. 14. PASARGAD BANK (a.k.a. BANK PASARGAD; a.k.a. BANK-E PASARGAD), Valiasr St., Mirdamad St., No. 430, Tehran, Iran; No. 430, Mirdamad Ave., Tehran 19697774511, Iran; SWIFT/BIC BKBPIRTH; website www.bpi.ir; alt. website VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 Oct 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 www.bankpasargad.ir; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN–EO13902]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of E.O. 13902 for operating in the financial sector of the Iranian economy. 15. SAMAN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E SAMAN), Vali Asr. St. No. 3, Before Vey Park intersection, corner of Tarakesh Dooz St., Tehran, Iran; 2, Tarkeshdooz Alley, before Parkway Cross, Valiasr St., Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC SABCIRTH; website sb24.ir; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN– EO13902]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of E.O. 13902 for operating in the financial sector of the Iranian economy. 16. SARMAYEH BANK (a.k.a. BANK SARMAYEH; a.k.a. BANK-E SARMAYEH), Sepahod Gharani No. 24, Corner of Arak St., Tehran, Iran; No. 34, Corner of Arak St., Gharani Ave., Tehran, Iran; 24, Arak Street, Sepahbod Gharani Avenue, Tehran 19395– 6415, Iran; website www.sbank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN–EO13902]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of E.O. 13902 for operating in the financial sector of the Iranian economy. 17. TOSEE TAAVON BANK (a.k.a. BANKE TOSE’E TA’AVON; a.k.a. COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT BANK; a.k.a. TOSE’E TA’AVON BANK), Mirdamad Blvd., North East Corner of Mirdamad Bridge, No. 271, Tehran, Iran; No. 271, 4th Floor, Mirdamad Blvd., Northeast of Mirdamad Bridge, Tehran, Iran; website www.ttbank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN– EO13902]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of E.O. 13902 for operating in the financial sector of the Iranian economy. 18. TOURISM BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E GARDESHGARI; a.k.a. GARDESHGARI BANK), Vali Asr St., above Vey Park, Shahid Fiazi St., No. 51, first floor, Tehran, Iran; No. 51, Shahid Fayazi St., ValiAsr Ave., Tehran, Iran; website www.tourismbank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN– EO13902]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of E.O. 13902 for operating in the financial sector of the Iranian economy. Dated: October 8, 2020. Andrea M. Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2020–22723 Filed 10–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Continuing Collections; Comment Requests; Designation of Financial Market Utilities Financial Stability Oversight Council, Treasury Department. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65139 The Financial Stability Oversight Council (the ‘‘Council’’), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites members of the public and affected agencies to comment on the continuing information collections listed below, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Council is soliciting comments concerning its collection of information related to its authority to designate financial market utilities as systemically important. Section 804 of the DoddFrank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the ‘‘Dodd-Frank Act’’) provides the Council the authority to designate a financial market utility (‘‘FMU’’) that the Council determines is or is likely to become systemically important because the failure of or a disruption to the functioning of the FMU could create, or increase, the risk of significant liquidity or credit problems spreading among financial institutions or markets and thereby threaten the stability of the United States financial system. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before December 7, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha MacInnis, Director of Operations, Financial Stability Oversight Council, U.S. Treasury Department, (202) 622–2354, Samantha.MacInnis@treasury.gov; Mark Schlegel, Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Treasury Department, (202) 622–1027, mark.schlegel@treasury.gov. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposed collection according to the instructions below. All submissions must refer to the document title. Electronic submission of comments. Interested persons may submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. Electronic submission of comments allows the commenter maximum time to prepare and submit a comment, ensures timely receipt, and enables the Council to make them available to the public. Comments submitted electronically through the http://www.regulations.gov website can be viewed by other commenters and interested members of the public. Commenters should follow the instructions provided on that site to submit comments electronically. Mail. Send comments to Financial Stability Oversight Council, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20220. Public inspection of comments. All properly submitted comments will be available for inspection and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1 65140 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 199 / Wednesday, October 14, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES downloading at http:// www.regulations.gov. Additional instructions. In general, comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and are available to the public. Do not submit any information in your comment or supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate for public disclosure. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Designation of Financial Market Utilities. OMB Control Number: 1505–0239. Abstract: On July 27, 2011, the Council published in the Federal Register a final rule (12 CFR part 1320) that describes the criteria that will inform and the processes and procedures established under the DoddFrank Act for the Council’s designation of FMUs as systemically important under the Dodd-Frank Act. On July 18, 2012, the Council designated eight FMUs as systemically important under Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Act. The collection of information under 12 CFR 1320.11 affords FMUs that are under consideration for designation, or rescission of designation, an opportunity to submit written materials to the Council in support of, or in opposition to, designation or rescission of designation. The collection of information under 12 CFR 1320.12 affords FMUs an opportunity to contest a proposed determination of the Council by requesting a hearing and submitting written materials (or, at the sole VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 Oct 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 discretion of the Council, oral testimony and oral argument). The collection of information in 12 CFR 1320.14 affords FMUs an opportunity to contest the Council’s waiver or modification of the notice, hearing, or other requirements contained in 12 CFR 1320.11 and 1320.12 by requesting a hearing and submitting written materials (or, at the sole discretion of the Council, oral testimony and oral argument). The information collected from FMUs under 12 CFR 1320.20 will be used by the Council to determine whether to designate an additional FMU or to rescind the designation of a designated FMU. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form: None. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 9.1 Frequency of Response: On Occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 11.2 1 This estimate refers to the eight FMUs currently designated as systemically important under Title VIII, as well as one additional respondent for purposes of illustrating the burden associated with 12 CFR 1320.11, 12 CFR 1320.12, and 12 CFR 1320.14. 2 This estimate refers to the eight FMUs currently designated as systemically important under Title VIII, as well as three additional responses for purposes of illustrating the burden associated with 12 CFR 1320.11, 12 CFR 1320.12, and 12 CFR 1320.14. PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Estimated Time per Response: 50 hours, 20 hours, 10 hours, 10 hours.3 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours for all Collections: 440. 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. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Authority: Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Dated: October 8, 2020. Samantha MacInnis, Director of Operations, FSOC. [FR Doc. 2020–22677 Filed 10–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P 3 The hour estimates refer, respectively, to information collections for respondents associated with 12 CFR 1320.20, 12 CFR 1320.11, 12 CFR 1320.12, and 12 CFR 1320.14. E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 199 (Wednesday, October 14, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65139-65140]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Agency Information Collection Activities; Continuing Collections; 
Comment Requests; Designation of Financial Market Utilities

AGENCY: Financial Stability Oversight Council, Treasury Department.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Financial Stability Oversight Council (the ``Council''), 
as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent 
burden, invites members of the public and affected agencies to comment 
on the continuing information collections listed below, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Council is soliciting comments 
concerning its collection of information related to its authority to 
designate financial market utilities as systemically important. Section 
804 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act 
(the ``Dodd-Frank Act'') provides the Council the authority to 
designate a financial market utility (``FMU'') that the Council 
determines is or is likely to become systemically important because the 
failure of or a disruption to the functioning of the FMU could create, 
or increase, the risk of significant liquidity or credit problems 
spreading among financial institutions or markets and thereby threaten 
the stability of the United States financial system.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before December 7, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha MacInnis, Director of 
Operations, Financial Stability Oversight Council, U.S. Treasury 
Department, (202) 622-2354, [email protected]; Mark 
Schlegel, Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Treasury Department, (202) 622-1027, 
[email protected].

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposed collection according to the instructions below. All 
submissions must refer to the document title.
    Electronic submission of comments. Interested persons may submit 
comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
http://www.regulations.gov. Electronic submission of comments allows 
the commenter maximum time to prepare and submit a comment, ensures 
timely receipt, and enables the Council to make them available to the 
public. Comments submitted electronically through the http://www.regulations.gov website can be viewed by other commenters and 
interested members of the public. Commenters should follow the 
instructions provided on that site to submit comments electronically.
    Mail. Send comments to Financial Stability Oversight Council, 1500 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20220.
    Public inspection of comments. All properly submitted comments will 
be available for inspection and

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downloading at http://www.regulations.gov.
    Additional instructions. In general, comments received, including 
attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public 
record and are available to the public. Do not submit any information 
in your comment or supporting materials that you consider confidential 
or inappropriate for public disclosure.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Designation of Financial Market Utilities.
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0239.
    Abstract: On July 27, 2011, the Council published in the Federal 
Register a final rule (12 CFR part 1320) that describes the criteria 
that will inform and the processes and procedures established under the 
Dodd-Frank Act for the Council's designation of FMUs as systemically 
important under the Dodd-Frank Act. On July 18, 2012, the Council 
designated eight FMUs as systemically important under Title VIII of the 
Dodd-Frank Act.
    The collection of information under 12 CFR 1320.11 affords FMUs 
that are under consideration for designation, or rescission of 
designation, an opportunity to submit written materials to the Council 
in support of, or in opposition to, designation or rescission of 
designation. The collection of information under 12 CFR 1320.12 affords 
FMUs an opportunity to contest a proposed determination of the Council 
by requesting a hearing and submitting written materials (or, at the 
sole discretion of the Council, oral testimony and oral argument). The 
collection of information in 12 CFR 1320.14 affords FMUs an opportunity 
to contest the Council's waiver or modification of the notice, hearing, 
or other requirements contained in 12 CFR 1320.11 and 1320.12 by 
requesting a hearing and submitting written materials (or, at the sole 
discretion of the Council, oral testimony and oral argument). The 
information collected from FMUs under 12 CFR 1320.20 will be used by 
the Council to determine whether to designate an additional FMU or to 
rescind the designation of a designated FMU.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Form: None.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 9.\1\
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    \1\ This estimate refers to the eight FMUs currently designated 
as systemically important under Title VIII, as well as one 
additional respondent for purposes of illustrating the burden 
associated with 12 CFR 1320.11, 12 CFR 1320.12, and 12 CFR 1320.14.
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    Frequency of Response: On Occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 11.\2\
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    \2\ This estimate refers to the eight FMUs currently designated 
as systemically important under Title VIII, as well as three 
additional responses for purposes of illustrating the burden 
associated with 12 CFR 1320.11, 12 CFR 1320.12, and 12 CFR 1320.14.
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    Estimated Time per Response: 50 hours, 20 hours, 10 hours, 10 
hours.\3\
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    \3\ The hour estimates refer, respectively, to information 
collections for respondents associated with 12 CFR 1320.20, 12 CFR 
1320.11, 12 CFR 1320.12, and 12 CFR 1320.14.
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours for all Collections: 440.
    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. Comments are invited 
on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's 
estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) 
estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

    Authority:  Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).

    Dated: October 8, 2020.
Samantha MacInnis,
Director of Operations, FSOC.
[FR Doc. 2020-22677 Filed 10-13-20; 8:45 am]
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