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Open Meeting of the Financial Research Advisory Committee

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AGENCY:

Office of Financial Research, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Financial Research Advisory Committee for the Treasury's Office of Financial Research (OFR) is convening for its ninth meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2017, in the Cash Room, Main Treasury Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220, beginning at 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public via live Web cast at http://www.financialresearch.gov and limited seating will also be available.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017, beginning at 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held in the Cash Room, Main Treasury Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220. The meeting will be open to the public via live webcast at http://www.financialresearch.gov. A limited number of seats will be available for those interested in attending the meeting in person, and those seats would be on a first-come, first-served basis. Because the meeting will be held in a secured facility, members of the public who plan to attend the meeting MUST contact the OFR by email at OFR_FRAC@ofr.treasury.gov by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, February 13, 2017, to inform the OFR of their desire to attend the meeting and to receive further instructions about building clearance.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Susan Stiehm, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Financial Research, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220, (212) 376-9808 (this is not a toll-free number), OFR_FRAC@ofr.treasury.gov. Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, 10(a)(2), through implementing regulations at 41 CFR 102-3.150, et seq.

Public Comment: Members of the public wishing to comment on the business of the Financial Research Advisory Committee are invited to submit written statements by any of the following methods:

  • Electronic Statements. Email the Committee's Designated Federal Officer at OFR_FRAC@ofr.treasury.gov.
  • Paper Statements. Send paper statements in triplicate to the Financial Research Advisory Committee, Attn: Susan Stiehm, Office of Financial Research, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220.

The OFR will post statements on the Committee's Web site, http://www.financialresearch.gov, including any business or personal information provided, such as names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers. The OFR will also make such statements available for public inspection and copying in the Department of the Treasury's library, Annex Room 1020, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220 on official business days between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. You may make an appointment to inspect statements by telephoning (202) 622-0990. All statements, including attachments and other supporting materials, will be part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly.

Tentative Agenda/Topics for Discussion: The Committee provides an opportunity for researchers, industry leaders, and other qualified individuals to offer their advice and recommendations to the OFR, which, among other things, is responsible for collecting and standardizing data on financial institutions and their activities and for supporting the work of Financial Stability Oversight Council.

This is the ninth meeting of the Financial Research Advisory Committee. Topics to be discussed among all members include potential risks to financial stability, as well as updates on the data quality, CCP and Financial Institutions programs. For more information on the OFR and the Committee, please visit the OFR Web site at http://www.financialresearch.gov.

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Dated: January 31, 2017.

Barbara Shycoff,

Chief of External Affairs.

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[FR Doc. 2017-02503 Filed 2-7-17; 8:45 am]

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