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Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Pub. L. 94-409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold the following meeting during the week of November 13, 2000.

An open meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2000 at 10 a.m. in Room 6600.

The subject matter of the open meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 15, 2000 will be:

The Commission will consider adopting rule amendments to its auditor independence requirements. The rule amendments are intended to modernize the Commission's regulations regarding:

(1) Investments by auditors and members of their families;

(2) Auditors' employment relationship; and

(3) The scope of services provided by audit firms to their audit clients.

In addition, the rules would require companies to disclose in their annual proxy statements certain information about non-audit services provided by their auditors during the last fiscal year.

For further information, contact: John Morrissey, or Sam Burke, Office of the Chief Accountant at (202) 942-4400.

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) 942-7070.

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Dated: November 6, 2000.

Margaret H. McFarland,

Deputy Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 00-28873 Filed 11-6-00; 4:28 pm]