FR Doc E8-24990[Federal Register: October 21, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 204)]


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Joint Audit Committee Operating Agreement

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Reopening comment period.


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

reopening the comment period for interested parties to comment on the

Joint Audit Committee Operating agreement which was submitted to the

Commission for approval pursuant to Commission Regulation 1.52.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before November 13,


ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit their views and comments to

David Stawick, 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 (202) 418-

5521, or by electronic mail to [email protected] Reference should be

made to ``Joint Audit Committee''. This document also will be available

for comment at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas J. Smith, Deputy Director and

Chief Accountant, or Jennifer Bauer, Special Counsel, Division of

Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading

Commission, jba[email protected], Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street,

NW., Washington, DC 20581. Telephone (202) 418-5472.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 11, 2008, the Commission

published for public comment an amended operating agreement submitted

by the Joint Audit Committee for approval under Commission Regulation


The Commission established a 30-day period for submitting public

comment on the proposed JAC agreement, ending October 14, 2008. By

letter dated October 9, 2008, an association of futures industry

participants, whose members include firms that are registered as

futures commission members, requested an extension of the original

comment period. In response to this request, and in order to ensure

that an adequate opportunity is provided for submission of meaningful

comments, the Commission has determined to reopen the comment period on

the approval of the JAC agreement for an additional 30 days as


Issued in Washington, DC, on October 15, 2008 by the Commission.

David A. Stawick,

Secretary of the Commission.

[FR Doc. E8-24990 Filed 10-20-08; 8:45 am]


Last Updated: October 21, 2008