UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
RB&H FINANICAL SERVICES, L.P. HEDGERS, INC. and WILLIIAM F. TIERNAN
CFTC DOCKET NO. 96-R137
ORDER PURSUANT TO
On February 7, 1998 complainant Everett filed a late notice of appeal from the January 8, 1998 order of the Judgment Officer dismissing the complaint. Everett has neither demonstrated excusable neglect for his late filing nor attempted to perfect his appeal by filing a brief. Accordingly, his appeal is dismissed. See In re Paragon Futures Ass’n, [1990-1992 Transfer Binder] Comm. Fut. L. Rep. (CCH) ¶ 25,266 (CFTC Apr. 1, 1992); see also 17 C.F.R. §§ 12.401(a)-(b).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
J. Douglas Richards
Deputy General Counsel
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Dated: April 9, 1998