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  • FR Doc E8-24990[Federal Register: October 21, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 204)]


    [Page 62488]

    From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []





    Joint Audit Committee Operating Agreement

    AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

    ACTION: Reopening comment period.


    SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') is

    reopening the comment period for interested parties to comment on the

    Joint Audit Committee Operating agreement which was submitted to the

    Commission for approval pursuant to Commission Regulation 1.52.

    DATES: Written comments must be received on or before November 13,


    ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit their views and comments to

    David Stawick, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three

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

    addition, comments may be sent by facsimile transmission to (202) 418-

    5521, or by electronic mail to Reference should be

    made to ``Joint Audit Committee''. This document also will be available

    for comment at

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas J. Smith, Deputy Director and

    Chief Accountant, or Jennifer Bauer, Special Counsel, Division of

    Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading

    Commission,, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street,

    NW., Washington, DC 20581. Telephone (202) 418-5472.

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 11, 2008, the Commission

    published for public comment an amended operating agreement submitted

    by the Joint Audit Committee for approval under Commission Regulation


    The Commission established a 30-day period for submitting public

    comment on the proposed JAC agreement, ending October 14, 2008. By

    letter dated October 9, 2008, an association of futures industry

    participants, whose members include firms that are registered as

    futures commission members, requested an extension of the original

    comment period. In response to this request, and in order to ensure

    that an adequate opportunity is provided for submission of meaningful

    comments, the Commission has determined to reopen the comment period on

    the approval of the JAC agreement for an additional 30 days as


    Issued in Washington, DC, on October 15, 2008 by the Commission.

    David A. Stawick,

    Secretary of the Commission.

    [FR Doc. E8-24990 Filed 10-20-08; 8:45 am]

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    Last Updated: October 21, 2008