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2017-01801

  • Federal Register, Volume 82 Issue 16 (Thursday, January 26, 2017)

    [Federal Register Volume 82, Number 16 (Thursday, January 26, 2017)]

    [Proposed Rules]

    [Page 8502]

    From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

    [FR Doc No: 2017-01801]

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    Proposed Rules

    Federal Register

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    This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of

    the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these

    notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in

    the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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    Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 16 / Thursday, January 26, 2017 /

    Proposed Rules

    [[Page 8502]]

    COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION

    17 CFR Parts 1, 38, 40, and 170

    RIN 3038-AD52

    Regulation Automated Trading

    AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

    ACTION: Extension of comment period.

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    SUMMARY: On November 4, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    (``Commission'') approved a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking

    for Regulation AT (``Supplemental NPRM''). The Supplemental NPRM

    modifies certain rules proposed in the Commission's December 2015

    notice of proposed rulemaking for Regulation AT. The Supplemental NPRM

    was published in the Federal Register on November 25, 2016, with a 90-

    day comment period closing on January 24, 2017. Based on the broad

    range of topics addressed in the Supplemental NPRM and the number of

    questions posed, the Commission is extending the comment period for the

    Supplemental NPRM through May 1, 2017.

    DATES: The comment period for the Supplemental NPRM is extended until

    May 1, 2017.

    ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by RIN 3038-AD52, by any

    of the following methods:

    CFTC Web site, via Comments Online: http://comments.cftc.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments

    through the Web site.

    Mail: Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the

    Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette

    Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.

    Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above.

    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov.

    Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Portal.

    Please submit comments by only one method. All comments should be

    submitted in English or accompanied by an English translation. Comments

    will be posted as received to http://www.cftc.gov. You should submit

    only information that you wish to make available publicly. If you wish

    the Commission to consider information that may be exempt from

    disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA''), a petition

    for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be submitted

    according to the procedures established in 17 CFR 145.9. The Commission

    reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to review, prescreen,

    filter, redact, refuse, or remove any or all of your submission from

    http://www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for

    publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been

    redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of the

    rulemaking will be retained in the public comment file and will be

    considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act and other

    applicable laws, and may be accessible under FOIA.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sebastian Pujol Schott, Associate

    Director, Division of Market Oversight, sps@cftc.gov or 202-418-5641;

    Marilee Dahlman, Special Counsel, Division of Market Oversight,

    mdahlman@cftc.gov or 202-418-5264.

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 4, 2016, the Commission approved

    for publication in the Federal Register a Supplemental NPRM for

    Regulation AT. The Supplemental NPRM modifies certain rules set forth

    in a notice of proposed rulemaking for Regulation AT published in the

    Federal Register on December 17, 2015. Based on the broad range of

    topics addressed in the Supplemental NPRM and the number of questions

    posed, the Commission has determined to extend the comment period.

    Accordingly, the comment period for the Supplemental NPRM is open

    through May 1, 2017.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 23, 2017, by the

    Commission.

    Robert N. Sidman,

    Deputy Secretary of the Commission.

    Appendix to Regulation Automated Trading--Commission Voting Summary

    On this matter, Acting Chairman Giancarlo and Commissioner Bowen

    voted in the affirmative. Commissioner Massad abstained. No

    Commissioner voted in the negative.

    [FR Doc. 2017-01801 Filed 1-25-17; 8:45 am]

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    Last Updated: January 26, 2017