A.M. Best Company, Inc., a credit rating agency, furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) an application for registration as a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (“NRSRO”) under Section 15E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”) for the classes of credit ratings described in clauses (i) through (iv) of Section 3(a)(62)(B) of the Exchange Act. The Commission finds that the application furnished by A.M. Best Company, Inc. is in the form required by Exchange Act Section 15E, Exchange Act Rule 17g-1 (17 CFR 240.17g-1), and Form NRSRO (17 CFR 249b.300) and contains the information described in subparagraph (B) of Section 15E(a)(1) of the Exchange Act.
Based on the application, the Commission finds that the requirements of Section 15E of the Exchange Act are satisfied.
Accordingly, It is ordered, under paragraph (a)(2)(A) of Section 15E of the Exchange Act, that the registration of A.M. Best Company, Inc. with the Commission as an NRSRO under Section 15E of the Exchange Act for the classes of credit ratings described in clauses (i) through (iv) of Section 3(a)(62)(B) of the Exchange Act is granted.Start Signature
By the Commission.
Nancy M. Morris,
[FR Doc. E7-19169 Filed 9-27-07; 8:45 am]
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