2015-21252

Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 166 (Thursday, August 27, 2015)  
[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 166 (Thursday, August 27, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52035-52036]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-21252]


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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(``PRA''), this notice announces that the Information Collection 
Request (``ICR'') abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of 
Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review and comment. The ICR 
describes the nature of the information collection and its expected 
costs and burden.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 28, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect 
of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the 
burden, may be submitted directly to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs (``OIRA'') in OMB, within 30 days of the notice's 
publication, by email at [email protected] Please identify 
the comments by OMB Control No. 3038-0007. Please provide the 
Commission with a copy of all submitted comments at the address listed 
below. Please refer to OMB Reference No. 3038-0007, found on http://reginfo.gov.
    Comments may also be mailed to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk 
Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 725 17th Street 
NW., Washington, DC 20503. You may also submit comments, identified by 
Renewal of Collection Number 3038-0007 and ``Regulation of Domestic 
Exchange-Traded Options,'' by any of the following methods:
     The Agency's Web site, via its Comments Online process: 
http://comments.cftc.gov. Follow the

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instructions for submitting comments through the Web site.
     Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.
     Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov/. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Portal.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, 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 you believe is exempt from disclosure under the 
Freedom of Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of 
the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures 
established in Sec.  145.9 of the Commission's regulations.\1\
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    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9, 74 FR 17395 (Apr. 15, 2009).
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    The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to 
review, pre-screen, 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 ICR 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 the Freedom of 
Information Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 
Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581; 
Dana R. Brown, Division of Market Oversight, telephone: (202) 418-5093 
and email: [email protected]; or Jacob Chachkin, Division of Swap Dealer 
and Intermediary Oversight, telephone: (202) 418-5496 and email: 
[email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Rules Relating to Regulation of 
Domestic Exchange Traded-Options (OMB Control No. 3038-0007). This is a 
request for extension of a currently approved information collection.
    Abstract: The rules require futures commission merchants and 
introducing brokers: (1) To provide their customers with standard risk 
disclosure statements concerning the risk of trading commodity 
interests; and (2) to retain all promotional material and the source of 
authority for information contained therein. The purpose of these rules 
is to ensure that customers are advised of the risks of trading 
commodity interests and to avoid fraud and misrepresentation. This 
information collection contains the recordkeeping and reporting 
requirements needed to ensure regulatory compliance with Commission 
rules relating to this issue.
    Burden Statement: The Commission estimates the burden of this 
collection of information as follows:

                                        Estimated Annual Reporting Burden
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                                     Estimated                                       Estimated       Estimated
                                     number of        Reports                         average      total number
           Regulation             respondents or    annually by    Total annual      number of      of hours of
                                   recordkeepers       each          responses       hours per     annual burden
                                     per year       respondent                       response     in fiscal year
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Reporting:
    38.3, 38.4, 40.2 and 40.3              13.00            2.00           26.00           25.00          650.00
     (Procedure for designation
     or self-certification).....
    33.7--(Risk disclosure).....        1,401.00          115.00      161,115.00            0.08       12,889.20
    Subtotal (Reporting                 1,414.00  ..............       20,151.00  ..............       13,539.20
     requirements)..............
Recordkeeping:
    33.8--(Retention of                 1,401.00            1.00        1,401.00           25.00       35,025.00
     promotional material)......
    Subtotal (Recordkeeping             1,401.00            1.00        1,401.00           25.00       35,025.00
     requirements)..............
    Grand total (Reporting and          2,815.00  ..............       21,155.20  ..............        48,564.2
     Recordkeeping).............
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    There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs 
associated with this collection.

    Authority:  44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

    Dated: August 24, 2015.
Robert N. Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2015-21252 Filed 8-26-15; 8:45 am]
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