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  • [Federal Register: September 27, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 187)]

    [Notices]

    [Page 54902]

    From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

    [DOCID:fr27se07-43]

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    COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION

    Petition of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. for Exemptive

    Relief, Pursuant to Section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act, From

    the Requirement That the China Foreign Exchange Trade System and

    National Interbank Funding Center or its Members Register as Futures

    Commission Merchants

    AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

    ACTION: Re-opening of comment period.

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

    published on August 23, 2007, a notice of proposed order and request

    for comment regarding a petition filed with the Commission by the

    Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (``CME'') applying for exemptive

    relief, pursuant to Section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act.\1\

    CME's petition applies for exemptive relief from the requirement that

    the China Foreign Exchange Trade system and National Interbank Funding

    Center (``CFETS'') or its members register as futures commission

    merchants (``FCMs''). An interested party has requested that the

    comment period be extended by two weeks due to the novelty of the

    issues involved. The Commission is extending the comment period to

    October 9, 2007.

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    \1\ 72 FR 48262 (August 23, 2007).

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    DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 9, 2007.

    ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods:

    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://www.regulations.gov/

    http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://frwebgate.access.gpo/cgi-bin/leaving. Follow the instructions

    for submitting comments.

    E-mail: secretary@cftc.gov. Include ``CME Petition for

    Exemption from FCM Registration on Behalf of CFETS'' in the subject

    line of the message.

    Fax: 202/418-5521.

    Mail: Send to David S. Stawick, Secretary, Commodity

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

    NW., Washington, DC 20581.

    Courier: Same as mail above.

    All comments received will be posted without change to http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://www.cftc.gov/

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert B. Wasserman, Associate

    Director, 202-418-5092, rwasserman@cftc.gov; Division of Clearing and

    Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three

    Lafayette Centre, 1151 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on September 24, 2007 by the

    Commission.

    David A. Stawick,

    Secretary of the Commission.

    [FR Doc. E7-19222 Filed 9-26-07; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 6351-01-P

    Last Updated: September 28, 2007



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