Securities and Exchange Commission January 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Extension of Comment Period for Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers
Document Number: 2016-01545
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission is extending the comment period for a release proposing new Rule 13q-1 and an amendment to Form SD to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers [Release No. 34-76620 (Dec. 11, 2015); 80 FR 80057 (Dec. 23, 2015)]. The comment period for the proposal is divided between an initial comment period and a period for reply comments. The original initial comment period is scheduled to end on January 25, 2016 and the original period for reply comments is scheduled to end on February 16, 2016. The Commission is extending the time period in which to provide the Commission with initial comments until February 16, 2016 and to provide reply comments until March 8, 2016. This action will allow interested persons additional time to analyze the issues and prepare their comments.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-01541
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-01394
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of Vadda Energy Corp.; Order of Suspension of Trading
Document Number: 2016-01431
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-25
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Simplification of Disclosure Requirements for Emerging Growth Companies and Forward Incorporation by Reference on Form S-1 for Smaller Reporting Companies
Document Number: 2016-01304
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-25
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions, Office of the Secretary
The Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission'') has submitted the sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Simplification of Disclosure Requirements for Emerging Growth Companies and Forward Incorporation by Reference on Form S-1 for Smaller Reporting Companies,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the emergency processing procedures in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) (``PRA'') and 5 CFR 1320.13. OMB approval has been requested by January 19, 2016. In addition, this notice solicits comment on the three-year extension of the same information collection under 5 CFR 1320.12.
The Guardian Insurance & Annuity Company, Inc., et al; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-01230
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Leaning Pine II, L.L.C.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-01201
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Access to Data Obtained by Security-Based Swap Data Repositories and Exemption From Indemnification Requirement
Document Number: 2016-01148
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-21
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission'') is reopening the comment period for proposed amendments to rule 13n-4 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Exchange Act'') related to regulatory access to security-based swap data held by security-based swap data repositories. The proposed rule amendments would implement Exchange Act provisions that conditionally require that security-based swap data repositories make data available to certain regulators and other authorities. Recent legislation has modified certain underlying statutory provisions.
J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust, et al.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2016-01147
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Summary of Application: Applicants request an order that permits: (a) actively-managed series of certain open-end management investment companies to issue shares (``Shares'') redeemable in large aggregations only (``Creation Units''); (b) secondary market transactions in Shares to occur at negotiated market prices; (c) certain series to pay redemption proceeds, under certain circumstances, more than seven days after the tender of Creation Units for redemption; (d) certain affiliated persons of the series to deposit securities into, and receive securities from, the series in connection with the purchase and redemption of Creation Units; (e) certain registered management investment companies and unit investment trusts outside of the same group of investment companies as the series to acquire Shares; and (f) certain series to perform creations and redemptions of Creation Units in-kind in a master-feeder structure.