Self-Regulatory Organizations; Fixed Income Clearing Corporation; Order Approving a Proposed Rule Change Relating to Changes To Eliminate or Amend Rules That Are Inconsistent With Current Practice, Have Expired, Are Outdated, Are Unnecessary, or Require Technical Correction
On October 7, 2004, the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (``FICC'') filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission'') a proposed rule change pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Act'') \1\ (File No. SR-FICC- 2004-19). Notice of the proposal was published in the Federal Register on December 29, 2004.\2\ No comment letters were received. For the reasons discussed below, the Commission is approving the proposed rule change.