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Office of Financial Research, Department of the Treasury.


Notice of open meeting.


The Financial Research Advisory Committee for the Treasury's Office of Financial Research (OFR) is holding a conference call on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.


The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public via a conference line. Members of the public who plan to attend the call should contact the OFR by email at by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, April 14, 2017, to inform the OFR of their interest in participating.

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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), O FR_F R 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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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
  • 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,, 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.

Topics to be discussed among the Committee members include the OFR's “An Approach to Financial Instrument Reference Data” Viewpoint (​viewpoint-papers/​). For more information on the OFR and the Committee, please visit the OFR Web site at

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Dated: March 28, 2017.

Barbara Shycoff,

Chief of External Affairs.

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[FR Doc. 2017-06503 Filed 3-31-17; 8:45 am]