[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 76 (Friday, April 21, 2017)]
[Page 18784]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08055]



[Release No. 34-80465; File No. SR-NASDAQ-2017-015]

Self-Regulatory Organizations; The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC; 
Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on a 
Proposed Rule Change To Adopt Rule 7017

April 17, 2017.
    On February 17, 2017, The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (``Nasdaq'') 
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission''), 
pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
(``Act'') \1\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\2\ a proposed rule change to 
adopt Rule 7017 to enhance the level of information provided to a 
member acting as the stabilizing agent for a follow-on offering of 
additional shares of a security that is listed on Nasdaq. The proposed 
rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on March 
6, 2017.\3\ The Commission has received no comment letters on the 
proposed rule change.

    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1).
    \2\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4.
    \3\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 80120 (February 28, 
2017), 82 FR 12649.

    Section 19(b)(2) of the Act \4\ provides that within 45 days of the 
publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or 
within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate 
if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its 
reasons for so finding, or as to which the self-regulatory organization 
consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, 
disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to 
determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The 
45th day after publication of the notice for this proposed rule change 
is April 20, 2017. The Commission is extending this 45-day time period.

    \4\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2).

    The Commission finds it appropriate to designate a longer period 
within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has 
sufficient time to consider this proposed rule change. Accordingly, the 
Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,\5\ designates June 
4, 2017, as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or 
disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to 
disapprove, the proposed rule change (File No. SR-NASDAQ-2017-015).

    \5\ Id.

    For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, 
pursuant to delegated authority.\6\

    \6\ 17 CFR 200.30-3(a)(31).

Brent J. Fields,
[FR Doc. 2017-08055 Filed 4-20-17; 8:45 am]