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Self-Regulatory Organizations; EDGA Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Designation of Longer Period for Commission Action on a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1, To Amend Rules 11.6, 11.8, 11.9, 11.10 and 11.11 of EDGA Exchange, Inc.

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Start Preamble April 17, 2015.

On February 20, 2015, EDGA Exchange, Inc. (the “Exchange” or “EDGA”) 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 amend Rules 11.6, 11.8, 11.9, 11.10 and 11.11 to clarify and to include additional specificity regarding the current functionality of the Exchange's System,[3] including the operation of its order types and order instructions. On February 27, 2015, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposal.[4] The proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1, was published for comment in the Federal Register on March 10, 2015.[5] The Commission received no comment letters.

Section 19(b)(2) of the Act [6] 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 Start Printed Page 22752proceedings to determine whether these proposed rule changes should be disapproved. The 45th day for this filing is April 24, 2015.

The Commission is extending the 45-day time period for Commission action on the proposed rule change. The Commission finds that it is appropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider and take action on the Exchange's proposed rule change.

Accordingly, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I) of the Act [7] and for the reasons stated above, the Commission designates June 8, 2015, as the date by which the Commission should either approve or disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove, the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1 (File No. SR-EDGA-2015-10).

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For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.[8]

Brent J. Fields,


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3.  The term “System” is defined as “the electronic communications and trading facility designated by the Board through which securities orders of Users are consolidated for ranking, execution and, when applicable, routing away.” See Exchange Rule 1.5(cc).

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4.  Amendment No. 1 replaced SR-EDGA-2015-10 and superseded such filing in its entirety.

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5.  See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 74435 (March 4, 2015), 80 FR 12655.

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7.  15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I).

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[FR Doc. 2015-09431 Filed 4-22-15; 8:45 am]