[Federal Register: January 27, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 17)]
[Notices]
[Page 3874]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Applications of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for Designation
as a Contract Market in Futures and Options on South African Rand

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of availability of the terms and conditions of proposed
commodity futures and option contracts.

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SUMMARY: The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME or Exchange) has applied
for designation as a contract market in futures and options on South
African Rand.
    The Acting Director of the Division of Economic Analysis (Division)
of the Commission, acting pursuant to the authority delegated by
Commission Regulation 140.96, has determined that publication of the
proposals for comment is in the public interest, will assist the
Commission in considering the views of interested persons, and is
consistent with the purposes of the Commodity Exchange Act.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 26, 1997.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit their views and comments to
Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. In addition,
comments may be sent by facsimile transmission to facsimile number
(202) 418-5521, or by electronic mail to [email protected] Reference
should be made to the CME South African Rand futures and option
contracts.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Please contact Stephen Sherrod of the Division of Economic Analysis,
Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 21st
Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, telephone 202-418-5277. Facsimile
number: (202) 418-5527. Electronic mail: [email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Copies of the terms and conditions will be
available for inspection at the Office of the Secretariat, Commodity
Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 21st Street NW.,
Washington, DC 20581. Copies of the terms and conditions can be
obtained through the Office of the Secretariat by mail at the above
address or by phone at (202) 418-5100.
    Other materials submitted by the CME in support of the applications
for contract market designation may be available upon request pursuant
to the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and the Commission's
regulations thereunder (17 CFR Part 145 (1987)), except to the extent
they are entitled to confidential treatment as set forth in 17 CFR
145.5 and 145.9. Requests for copies of such materials should be made
to the FOI, Privacy and Sunshine Act Compliance Staff of the Office of
the Secretariat at the Commission's headquarters in accordance with 17
CFR 145.7 and 145.8.
    Any person interested in submitting written data, views, or
arguments on the proposed terms and conditions, or with respect to
other materials submitted by the CME, should send such comments to Jean
A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581 by the
specified date.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 21, 1997.
Blake Imel,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 97-1896 Filed 1-24-97; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6351-01-M

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