Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038-0055, Privacy of Consumer Financial Information
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'' or ``CFTC'') is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA''), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment. This notice solicits comments on requirements for entities that are subject to the Commission's jurisdiction to provide certain privacy protections for consumer financial information.
Proceedings Before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Rules Relating to Suspension or Disbarment From Appearance and Practice
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') is proposing to amend part 14 of its regulations, under which the Commission may deny, temporarily or permanently, the privilege of certain persons to appear or practice before it. The amendment clarifies the Commission's standard for determining when an accountant has engaged in ``unethical or improper professional conduct'' which has been established as a basis for denying the accountant the privilege of appearing or practicing before the Commission.