[Federal Register: March 17, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 51)]
[Page 12605]
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Public Information Collection Requirement

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of intent to renew information collection #3038-0046--
risk assessment for holding company systems.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is planning to renew
information collection 3038-0046, Risk Assessment for Holding Company
Systems, which is due to expire on May 31, 1997. The information
collected enhances the Commission's financial surveillance program by
providing access to information concerning the activities of affiliates
of registered futures commission merchants (FCMs). The rules require
registered FCM's to maintain certain records concerning the financial
activities of such material affiliates, to file certain information
with the Commission and to provide additional information to the
Commission upon the occurrence of specified events. In compliance with
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commission solicits comments

    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including
the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (2) evaluate
the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the
collection of information including the validity of the methodology
and assumptions used; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity
of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of
the collection of the information on those who are to respond,
including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic,
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other
forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic
submission of responses.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 16, 1997.

ADDRESSES: Persons wishing to comment on this information collection
should contact the CFTC Clearance Officer, 1155 21st Street NW,
Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5160.
    Title: Risk Assessment for Holding Company Systems.
    Control Number: 3038-0046.
    Action: Extension.
    Respondents: FCMs, IBs.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1524 hours.

    Issued in Washington, D.C. on March 11, 1997.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 97-6600 Filed 3-14-97; 8:45 am]

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