[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 235 (Friday, December 7, 2007)]
[Pages 69258-69259]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-23830]



Sunshine Act Meetings

    Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94-409, that the Securities 
and Exchange Commission will hold the following meetings during the 
week of December 10, 2007:

    Open Meetings will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2007, at 10 
a.m., Thursday, December 13, 2007 at 9 a.m., and Monday, December 
17, 2007 at 9 a.m., in Room L-002, the Auditorium, and a Closed 
Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2007 at 2 p.m.

    Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the 
Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. 
Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be 
    The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has 
certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth 
in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(5), (7), (9)(B), and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(5), 
(7), 9(ii) and (10), permit consideration of the scheduled matters at 
the Closed Meeting.
    Commissioner Atkins, as duty officer, voted to consider the items 
listed for the closed meeting in closed session.
    The subject matter of the Open Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 
December 11, 2007 will be:

    1. The Commission will consider whether to approve the 2008 
budget of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and will 
consider the related annual accounting support fee for the Board 
under Section 109 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
    2. The Commission will consider whether to adopt amendments to 
the eligibility requirements of Form S-3 and Form F-3 of the 
Securities Act of 1933 to allow companies that do not meet the 
current public float requirements of the forms to nevertheless 
register primary offerings of their securities, subject to certain 
restrictions, including the amount of securities those companies may 
sell pursuant to the expanded eligibility standard in any one-year 
    3. The Commission will consider whether to adopt amendments to 
mandate electronic filing of Form D and revise the information

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requirements of that form. Form D is a notice required to be filed 
by companies that have sold securities without registration under 
the Securities Act of 1933 based on a claim of exemption under 
Regulation D or Section 4(6) of the Act. Form D filings are also 
required by most states.
    4. The Commission will consider whether to publish a concept 
release to solicit public comment concerning possible revisions to 
the oil and gas reserves disclosure requirements. These requirements 
exist in their current form in Item 102 of Regulation S-K and Rule 
4-10 of Regulation S-X under the Securities Act of 1933 and the 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

    The subject matter of the Open Meetings to be held on Thursday, 
December 13, 2007 at 9 a.m. and on Monday, December 17, 2007 at 9 a.m. 
will be:

    The Commission will hold roundtable discussions on whether to 
provide U.S. issuers the choice of reporting their financial results 
under International Financial Reporting Standards. The roundtables 
will further explore the matters covered in the Commission's Concept 
Release on Allowing U.S. Issuers to Prepare Financial Statements in 
Accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (Release 
33-8831; 34-56217) and the responses received.

    The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, 
December 13, 2007 will be:
    Formal orders of investigation;
    Institution and settlement of injunctive actions;
    Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an 
enforcement nature; and
    Adjudicatory matters.
    At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in 
the scheduling of meeting items.
    For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have 
been added, deleted or postponed, please contact:
    The Office of the Secretary at (202) 551-5400.

    Dated: December 4, 2007.
Nancy M. Morris,
 [FR Doc. E7-23830 Filed 12-6-07; 8:45 am]