[Federal Register: March 20, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 54)]
[Page 13640]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Concept Release Concerning the Regulation of Noncompetitive
Transactions Executed on or Subject to the Rules of a Contract Market

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Extension of comment period on Concept Release.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued a Concept
Release concerning the regulation of noncompetitive transactions
executed on or subject to the rules of a contract market. The
Commission has solicited comments on a broad range of questions
concerning the oversight of transactions involving (i) the exchange of
futures contracts for, or in connection with, cash commodities, (ii)
other noncompetitive transactions, and (iii) the use of execution
facilities for noncompetitive transactions. The Concept Release was
initially published for comment on January 26, 1998 (63 FR 3708) with
comments on the release due by March 27, 1998. In response to a request
from the Coffee, Sugar and Cocoa Exchange, Inc., the Commission has
determined to extend the comment period on this release for an
additional 30 days. The extended deadline for comments on the Concept
Release is April 27, 1998.
    Any person interested in submitting written data, views, or
arguments on the Concept Release should submit their views and comments
by the specified date to Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures
Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W.,
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.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before April 27, 1998.

Rebecca Creed, Attorney, Division of Trading and Markets, Commodity
Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1150 21st Street,
NW, Washington, DC 20581. Telephone: (202) 418-5493.

    Issued in Washington, D.C., on this 13th day of March, 1998, by
the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Edward W. Colbert,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 98-7243 Filed 3-19-98; 8:45 am]

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