Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 166 (Thursday, August 27, 2015)  
[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 166 (Thursday, August 27, 2015)]
[Pages 52036-52037]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-21268]



Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


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. 3038-0093. Please provide the 
Commission with a copy of all submitted comments at the address listed 
below. Please refer to OMB Reference No. 201203-3038-005, found on 
    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, and to: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary 
of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st 

[[Page 52037]]

NW., Washington, DC 20581; or by Hand Delivery/Courier at the same 
address; or through the Agency's Web site at http://comments.cftc.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site.
    A copy of the supporting statements for the collection of 
information discussed above may be obtained by visiting http://
RegInfo.gov. All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, 
accompanied by an English translation. Comments will be posted as 
received to www.cftc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lois Gregory, Associate Director, 
Division of Market Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 
(202) 418-5569, email: [email protected], and refer to OMB Control No. 

    Title: Part 40, Provisions Common To Registered Entities (OMB 
Control No. 3038-0093). This is a request for extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    Abstract: This collection of information involves the collection 
and submission to the Commission of information from registered 
entities concerning new products, rules, and rule amendments pursuant 
to the procedures outlined in Sec. Sec.  40.2, 40.3, 40.5, 40.6, and 
40.10 found in 17 CFR part 40.
    Burden Statement: Registered entities must comply with 
certification and approval requirements which include an explanation 
and analysis when seeking to implement new products, rules, and rule 
amendments, including changes to product terms and conditions. The 
Commission's regulations Sec. Sec.  40.2, 40.3, 40.4, 40.5, 40.6 and 
40.10 provide procedures for the submission of rules and rule 
amendments by designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, 
derivatives clearing organizations, and swap data repositories. They 
establish the procedures for submitting the ``written certification'' 
required by Section 5c of the Commodity Exchange Act (``Act''). In 
connection with a product or rule certification, the registered entity 
must provide a concise explanation and analysis of the submission and 
its compliance with statutory provisions of the Act. Accordingly, new 
rules or rule amendments must be accompanied by concise explanations 
and analyses of the purposes, operations, and effects of the 
submissions. This information may be submitted as part of the same 
submission containing the required ``written certification.''
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Designated Contract Markets, Swap 
Execution Facilities, Derivatives Clearing Organizations, and Swap Data 

 Rules 40.2, 40.3, 40.5, and 40.6

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 70.
    Annual Responses by each Respondent: 100.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 2.
    Estimated Total Hours per Year: 14,000.

 Rule 40.10

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4.
    Annual Responses by each Respondent: 2.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 5.
    Estimated Total Hours per Year: 40.

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

    Dated: August 24, 2015.
Robert N. Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2015-21268 Filed 8-26-15; 8:45 am]