[Federal Register: February 3, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 22)]
[Notices]
[Page 4985-4986]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Applications of the New York Cotton Exchange as a Contract Market
in the U.S. Dollar-Singapore Dollar, U.S. Dollar-Indonesia Rupiah, U.S.
Dollar-Malaysian Ringgit and U.S. Dollar-Thai Baht Currency Futures and
Option Contracts

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 New York Cotton Exchange (NYCE or Exchange) has applied
for designation as a contract market in the U.S. dollar-Singapore
dollar, U.S. dollar-Indonesia rupiah, U.S. dollar-Malaysian ringgit and
U.S. dollar-Thai baht currency futures and option contracts. The
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 March 5, 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 U.S. dollar-
Singapore dollar, U.S. dollar-Indonesia rupiah, U.S. dollar-Malaysian
ringgit and U.S. dollar-Thai baht futures and options 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

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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 NYCE 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 NYCE, 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 28, 1997.
Blake Imel,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 97-2546 Filed 1-31-97; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6351-01-P

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