Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 166 (Thursday, August 27, 2015)
[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 166 (Thursday, August 27, 2015)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-21268]
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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
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.
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]
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