e7-19222

[Federal Register: September 27, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 187)]

[Notices]

[Page 54902]

From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION

Petition of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. for Exemptive

Relief, Pursuant to Section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act, From

the Requirement That the China Foreign Exchange Trade System and

National Interbank Funding Center or its Members Register as Futures

Commission Merchants

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Re-opening of comment period.

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

published on August 23, 2007, a notice of proposed order and request

for comment regarding a petition filed with the Commission by the

Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (``CME'') applying for exemptive

relief, pursuant to Section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act.\1\

CME's petition applies for exemptive relief from the requirement that

the China Foreign Exchange Trade system and National Interbank Funding

Center (``CFETS'') or its members register as futures commission

merchants (``FCMs''). An interested party has requested that the

comment period be extended by two weeks due to the novelty of the

issues involved. The Commission is extending the comment period to

October 9, 2007.

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\1\ 72 FR 48262 (August 23, 2007).

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DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 9, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods:

Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://www.regulations.gov/

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://frwebgate.access.gpo/cgi-bin/leaving. Follow the instructions

for submitting comments.

E-mail: [email protected] Include ``CME Petition for

Exemption from FCM Registration on Behalf of CFETS'' in the subject

line of the message.

Fax: 202/418-5521.

Mail: Send to David S. Stawick, Secretary, Commodity

Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street,

NW., Washington, DC 20581.

Courier: Same as mail above.

All comments received will be posted without change to http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://www.CFTC.gov/

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert B. Wasserman, Associate

Director, 202-418-5092, [email protected]; Division of Clearing and

Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three

Lafayette Centre, 1151 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581.

Issued in Washington, DC, on September 24, 2007 by the

Commission.

David A. Stawick,

Secretary of the Commission.

[FR Doc. E7-19222 Filed 9-26-07; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 6351-01-P

Last Updated: September 28, 2007