Brookfield Asset Management Private Institutional Capital Adviser US, LLC et al.; Notice of Application
Applicants: Brookfield Asset Management Private Institutional Capital Adviser US, LLC and Brookfield Asset Management Private Institutional Capital Adviser (Canada), L.P. (``Applicants'').
Securities Investor Protection Corporation
Pursuant to Section 3(e)(2) of the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970 (``SIPA''),\1\ notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of SIPC (the ``Board'') filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission'') on February 17, 2016 notification that the Board has determined, beginning January 1, 2017, and for the five year period immediately thereafter, that the standard maximum cash advance amount available to satisfy customer claims for cash in a SIPA liquidation proceeding will remain at $250,000. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on Board's determination from interested parties.
Transfer Agent Regulations; Extension of Comment Period
The Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission'') is extending the comment period for the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Concept Release and Request for Comment with respect to transfer agent regulations. The original comment period is scheduled to end on February 29, 2016. The Commission is extending the time period in which to provide the Commission with comments by 45 days, until April 14, 2016. This action will allow interested persons additional time to analyze the issues and prepare their comments.