Self-Regulatory Organizations; New York Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proceedings To Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 2, To Amend Its Rules To Prohibit Member Organizations From Seeking Reimbursement, in Certain Circumstances, From Issuers for Forwarding Proxy and Other Materials to Beneficial Owners, 32302-32303 [2021-12752]

Download as PDF 32302 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 115 / Thursday, June 17, 2021 / Notices thereunder,2 a proposed rule change to delete the maximum fee rates for forwarding proxy and other materials to beneficial owners set forth in NYSE Rules 451 and 465 and Section 402.10 of the NYSE Listed Company Manual, and establish in their place a requirement for member organizations to comply with any schedule of approved charges set forth in the rules of any other national securities exchange or association of which such member organization is a member. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on December 21, 2020.3 On February 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,4 the Commission designated a longer period within which to approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change.5 On March 18, 2021, the Commission instituted proceedings under Section 19(b)(2)(B) of the Act 6 to determine whether to approve or disapprove the proposed rule change.7 Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 8 provides that, after initiating proceedings, the Commission shall issue an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change not later than 180 days after the date of publication of notice of filing of the proposed rule change. The Commission may extend the period for issuing an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change, however, by not more than 60 days if the Commission determines that a longer period is appropriate and publishes the reasons for such determination. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on December 21, 2020.9 The 180th day after publication of the proposed rule change is June 19, 2021. The Commission is extending the time period for approving or disapproving the proposed rule change for an additional 60 days. The Commission finds that it is appropriate to designate a longer period within which to issue an order approving or disapproving the proposed 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. Securities Exchange Act Release No. 90677 (December 15, 2020), 85 FR 83119 (December 21, 2020). Comments received on the proposal are available on the Commission’s website at: https:// www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nyse-2020-96/ srnyse202096.htm. 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 5 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 91025 (February 1, 2021), 86 FR 8420 (February 5, 2021). 6 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(B). 7 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 91359 (March 18, 2021), 86 FR 15734 (March 24, 2021). 8 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 9 See supra note 3. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 3 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:28 Jun 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider the proposed rule change, the issues raised in the comment letters that have been submitted in connection therewith, and the Exchange’s response to the comments. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,10 designates August 18, 2021, as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove the proposed rule change (File Number SR–NYSE–2020–96). For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.11 Jill M. Peterson, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–12748 Filed 6–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–92155; File No. SR–NYSE– 2020–98)] Self-Regulatory Organizations; New York Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proceedings To Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 2, To Amend Its Rules To Prohibit Member Organizations From Seeking Reimbursement, in Certain Circumstances, From Issuers for Forwarding Proxy and Other Materials to Beneficial Owners June 11, 2021. On November 30, 2020, New York Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 a proposed rule change to amend its rules to prohibit member organizations from seeking reimbursement, in certain circumstances, from issuers for forwarding proxy and other materials to beneficial owners. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on December 18, 2020.3 On January 29, 2021, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,4 the 10 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). CFR 200.30–3(a)(57). 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 90653 (December 14, 2020), 85 FR 82539 (December 18, 2020) (‘‘Original Notice’’). Comments received on the proposal are available on the Commission’s website at: https://www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nyse2020-98/srnyse202098.htm. 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 11 17 PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission designated a longer period within which to approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change.5 On March 17, 2021, the Commission instituted proceedings under Section 19(b)(2)(B) of the Act 6 to determine whether to approve or disapprove the proposed rule change.7 On April 6, 2021, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change; the Exchange withdrew that amendment on April 16, 2021. On April 16, 2021, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 2 to the proposed rule change, which superseded the proposed rule change as originally filed. The proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 2, was published for comment in the Federal Register on April 29, 2021.8 Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 9 provides that, after initiating proceedings, the Commission shall issue an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change not later than 180 days after the date of publication of notice of filing of the proposed rule change. The Commission may extend the period for issuing an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change, however, by not more than 60 days if the Commission determines that a longer period is appropriate and publishes the reasons for such determination. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on December 18, 2020.10 The 180th day after publication of the Original Notice is June 16, 2021. The Commission is extending the time period for approving or disapproving the proposed rule change for an additional 60 days. The Commission finds that it is appropriate to designate a longer period within which to issue an order approving or disapproving the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 2, and the comments that have been submitted in connection therewith. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,11 designates August 15, 2021, as the date by which the 5 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 91011 (January 29, 2021), 86 FR 8246 (February 4, 2021). 6 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(B). 7 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 91343 (March 17, 2021), 86 FR 15536 (March 23, 2021). 8 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 91663 (April 23, 2021), 86 FR 22725 (April 29, 2021). 9 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 10 See supra note 3. 11 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 115 / Thursday, June 17, 2021 / Notices Commission shall either approve or disapprove the proposed rule change (File Number SR–NYSE–2020–98), as modified by Amendment No. 2. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11448] state.gov, (202) 436–1904. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.12 Jill M. Peterson, Assistant Secretary. Clean Energy Resources Advisory Committee Sara Ferchichi, Senior Energy Officer, Bureau of Energy Resources, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–12752 Filed 6–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P [Disaster Declaration #16974 and #16975; Virginia Disaster Number VA–00095] Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Virginia Small Business Administration. Amendment 1. AGENCY: ACTION: This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of VIRGINIA (FEMA–4602– DR), dated 05/10/2021. Incident: Severe Winter Storms. Incident Period: 02/11/2021 through 02/13/2021. DATES: Issued on 06/10/2021. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 07/09/2021. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 02/10/2022. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW, Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416, (202) 205–6734. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the President’s major disaster declaration for Private Non-Profit organizations in the State of VIRGINIA, dated 05/10/2021, is hereby amended to include the following areas as adversely affected by the disaster. Primary Counties: Chesterfield, Hanover. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. SUMMARY: (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) Barbara Carson, Acting Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2021–12810 Filed 6–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8026–03–P 12 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(57). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Jun 16, 2021 AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Sara Ferchichi, ferchichism@ [FR Doc. 2021–12838 Filed 6–16–21; 8:45 am] Department of State. BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P Notice of intent to establish an advisory committee. ACTION: SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 32303 Jkt 253001 The Secretary of State announces an intent to establish the Department of State Clean Energy Resources Advisory Committee (the Committee), in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Nature and Purpose: The Committee will provide input and advice on major issues and problems in regard to energy minerals, their supply chains, and end uses, including with respect to: (a) The energy resources market and how it affects overall foreign policy; (b) Development of trade policy and negotiations impacting the competitiveness of U.S. energy minerals and associated goods and services; (c) Formulation of U.S. government policies and programs that directly impact the competitiveness of U.S. energy minerals and associated goods and services; (d) Identification of priority export markets for and barriers to trade in U.S. energy minerals and associated goods and services, both in the short- and long-term; (e) Assessing diplomatic policies and practices of foreign governments that impact U.S. energy minerals and associated goods and services; (f) Design of U.S. government policies and programs that support the development of new markets for U.S. energy minerals and associated goods and services in countries with high potential but that currently lack effective policy and market mechanisms necessary to create demand for energy minerals and associated goods and services; and (g) Responsible sourcing of energy minerals and preventing supply chain vulnerabilities and bottlenecks. Other information: It is anticipated that the Commission will meet at least once per year and at such other times and places as are required to fulfill the objectives of the Commission. The Department of State affirms that the advisory committee is necessary and in the public interest. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Docket No. FD 36465] Transportation Holdings, LLC—Control Exemption—Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company, Charlotte Southern Railroad Company, Detroit Connecting Railroad Company, Lapeer Industrial Railroad Company, and Jackson & Lansing Railroad Company Transportation Holdings, LLC (Holdings), a noncarrier, filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(2) for authorization to obtain a controlling interest in Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company (A&B), a Class III railroad, and its four subsidiaries, also Class III railroads: Charlotte Southern Railroad Company (CSRC); Detroit Connecting Railroad Company (DCRC); Lapeer Industrial Railroad Company (LIRC); and Jackson & Lansing Railroad Company (JLRC).1 The verified notice states that Holdings and the shareholders of A&B will enter into an Equity Purchase Agreement by which Holdings will acquire a controlling interest in A&B and, as a result, indirect control of CSRC, DCRC, LIRC, and JLRC. These five rail carriers own and operate rail lines located entirely within the state of Michigan. Holdings does not control any other rail carriers. Holdings states that: (1) The lines over which A&B, CSRC, DCRC, LIRC, and JLRC operate do not connect with one another, (2) the proposed transaction is not part of a series of anticipated transactions that would connect the lines with each other; and (3) the transaction does not involve a Class I rail carrier. Therefore, the proposed transaction is exempt from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323. See 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(2). The earliest this transaction may be consummated is July 1, 2021, the 1 A&B operates a 20-mile rail line between Adrian and Riga, Mich. CSRC operates a 3.5-mile rail line near Charlotte, Mich. DCRC operates a 2.5-mile rail line in Detroit, Mich. LIRC operates a 1.5-mile rail line in LaPeer, Mich. JLRC operates a 47-mile rail line between Jackson and Lansing, Mich. See Dobronski—Acquis. of Control—Adrian & Blissfield R.R., FD 35787, slip op. at 2 n.1 (STB served Dec. 12, 2013); (see also Verified Notice of Exemption at Ex. 1). E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

[Release No. 34-92155; File No. SR-NYSE-2020-98)]


Self-Regulatory Organizations; New York Stock Exchange LLC; 
Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on 
Proceedings To Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed 
Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 2, To Amend Its Rules To 
Prohibit Member Organizations From Seeking Reimbursement, in Certain 
Circumstances, From Issuers for Forwarding Proxy and Other Materials to 
Beneficial Owners

June 11, 2021.
    On November 30, 2020, New York Stock Exchange LLC (``Exchange'') 
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission''), 
pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
(``Act'') \1\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\2\ a proposed rule change to 
amend its rules to prohibit member organizations from seeking 
reimbursement, in certain circumstances, from issuers for forwarding 
proxy and other materials to beneficial owners. The proposed rule 
change was published for comment in the Federal Register on December 
18, 2020.\3\ On January 29, 2021, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the 
Act,\4\ the Commission designated a longer period within which to 
approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, 
or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the 
proposed rule change.\5\ On March 17, 2021, the Commission instituted 
proceedings under Section 19(b)(2)(B) of the Act \6\ to determine 
whether to approve or disapprove the proposed rule change.\7\ On April 
6, 2021, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule 
change; the Exchange withdrew that amendment on April 16, 2021. On 
April 16, 2021, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 2 to the proposed rule 
change, which superseded the proposed rule change as originally filed. 
The proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 2, was published 
for comment in the Federal Register on April 29, 2021.\8\
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    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1).
    \2\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4.
    \3\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 90653 (December 14, 
2020), 85 FR 82539 (December 18, 2020) (``Original Notice''). 
Comments received on the proposal are available on the Commission's 
website at: https://www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nyse-2020-98/srnyse202098.htm.
    \4\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).
    \5\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 91011 (January 29, 
2021), 86 FR 8246 (February 4, 2021).
    \6\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(B).
    \7\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 91343 (March 17, 
2021), 86 FR 15536 (March 23, 2021).
    \8\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 91663 (April 23, 
2021), 86 FR 22725 (April 29, 2021).
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    Section 19(b)(2) of the Act \9\ provides that, after initiating 
proceedings, the Commission shall issue an order approving or 
disapproving the proposed rule change not later than 180 days after the 
date of publication of notice of filing of the proposed rule change. 
The Commission may extend the period for issuing an order approving or 
disapproving the proposed rule change, however, by not more than 60 
days if the Commission determines that a longer period is appropriate 
and publishes the reasons for such determination. The proposed rule 
change was published for comment in the Federal Register on December 
18, 2020.\10\ The 180th day after publication of the Original Notice is 
June 16, 2021. The Commission is extending the time period for 
approving or disapproving the proposed rule change for an additional 60 
days.
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    \9\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).
    \10\ See supra note 3.
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    The Commission finds that it is appropriate to designate a longer 
period within which to issue an order approving or disapproving the 
proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider the 
proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 2, and the comments 
that have been submitted in connection therewith. Accordingly, the 
Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,\11\ designates 
August 15, 2021, as the date by which the

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    \11\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).

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    \12\ 17 CFR 200.30-3(a)(57).
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Jill M. Peterson,
Assistant Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-12752 Filed 6-16-21; 8:45 am]
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