[Federal Register: August 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 156)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 49208]
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17 CFR Parts 1, 3, 4, 5, 15, 20, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 100, 140, 155,
166, 170, and 180

Exemption for Bilateral Transactions; a New Regulatory Framework
for Clearing Organizations; Rules Relating to Intermediaries of
Commodity Interest Transactions; and a New Regulatory Framework for
Multilateral Transaction Execution Facilities, Intermediaries and
Clearing Organizations

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Extension of comment period on proposed rules.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission published notices of
proposed rulemaking (NPRMs) concerning various aspects of a new
regulatory framework on June 22, 2000 (63 FR 38985, 63 FR 39008, 63 FR
39027, and 63 FR 39033). The NPRMs provided that comments should be
received on or before August 7, 2000. In response to requests from the
Association for Investment Management Research and eight agricultural
producer groups, the Commission has determined to extend the comment
period until August 21, 2000.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before August 21, 2000.

ADDRESSES: As indicated in the NPRMs, comments should be submitted by
the specified date to Jean A. Webb, 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 facsimile number (202) 418-5521, or by electronic mail
to secretary@cftc.gov. Reference should be made to the subjects
specified in the original NPRMs.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul M. Architzel, Chief Counsel,
Division of Economic Analysis, Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
Three Lafayette Centre, 1125 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581.
Telephone: (202) 418-5260. E-mail: [PArchitzel@cftc.gov].

    Issued in Washington, DC on August 7, 2000 by the Commodity
Futures Trading Commission.
Edward W. Colbert,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 00-20353 Filed 8-10-00; 8:45 am]

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