Federal Register, Volume 82 Issue 16 (Thursday, January 26, 2017)  
[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 16 (Thursday, January 26, 2017)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 8502]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-01801]

Proposed Rules
                                                Federal Register

This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.


Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 16 / Thursday, January 26, 2017 / 
Proposed Rules

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17 CFR Parts 1, 38, 40, and 170

RIN 3038-AD52

Regulation Automated Trading

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: On November 4, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission 
(``Commission'') approved a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking 
for Regulation AT (``Supplemental NPRM''). The Supplemental NPRM 
modifies certain rules proposed in the Commission's December 2015 
notice of proposed rulemaking for Regulation AT. The Supplemental NPRM 
was published in the Federal Register on November 25, 2016, with a 90-
day comment period closing on January 24, 2017. Based on the broad 
range of topics addressed in the Supplemental NPRM and the number of 
questions posed, the Commission is extending the comment period for the 
Supplemental NPRM through May 1, 2017.

DATES: The comment period for the Supplemental NPRM is extended until 
May 1, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by RIN 3038-AD52, by any 
of the following methods:
     CFTC Web site, via Comments Online: http://comments.cftc.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments 
through the Web site.
     Mail: Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Portal.
    Please submit comments by only one method. All comments should be 
submitted in English or accompanied by an English translation. Comments 
will be posted as received to http://www.cftc.gov. You should submit 
only information that you wish to make available publicly. If you wish 
the Commission to consider information that may be exempt from 
disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA''), a petition 
for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be submitted 
according to the procedures established in 17 CFR 145.9. The Commission 
reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to review, prescreen, 
filter, redact, refuse, or remove any or all of your submission from 
http://www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for 
publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been 
redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of the 
rulemaking will be retained in the public comment file and will be 
considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act and other 
applicable laws, and may be accessible under FOIA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sebastian Pujol Schott, Associate 
Director, Division of Market Oversight, [email protected] or 202-418-5641; 
Marilee Dahlman, Special Counsel, Division of Market Oversight, 
[email protected] or 202-418-5264.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 4, 2016, the Commission approved 
for publication in the Federal Register a Supplemental NPRM for 
Regulation AT. The Supplemental NPRM modifies certain rules set forth 
in a notice of proposed rulemaking for Regulation AT published in the 
Federal Register on December 17, 2015. Based on the broad range of 
topics addressed in the Supplemental NPRM and the number of questions 
posed, the Commission has determined to extend the comment period. 
Accordingly, the comment period for the Supplemental NPRM is open 
through May 1, 2017.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 23, 2017, by the 
Robert N. Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.

Appendix to Regulation Automated Trading--Commission Voting Summary

    On this matter, Acting Chairman Giancarlo and Commissioner Bowen 
voted in the affirmative. Commissioner Massad abstained. No 
Commissioner voted in the negative.

[FR Doc. 2017-01801 Filed 1-25-17; 8:45 am]