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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

17 / Thursday, January 27, 2005 / Notices 3959

B. Dissemination of Information About Holders, and customer suitability SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the
the Gold Shares requirements. In addition, the Gold following determinations: Pursuant to
The Commission finds that sufficient Shares will be subject to PCXE Rule the authority vested in me by the Act of
venues for obtaining reliable gold price 8.201(e) for initial and continued October 19, 1965 [79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C.
information exist so that investors in the trading of Gold Shares. 2459], Executive Order 12047 of March
Gold Shares can adequately monitor the The Commission believes that listing 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and
underlying spot market in gold relative and delisting criteria for the Gold Shares Restructuring Act of 1998 [112 Stat.
to the NAV of their Gold Shares. As should help to maintain a minimum 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et
discussed more fully above, the level of liquidity and therefore seq.], Delegation of Authority No. 234 of
Commission notes that there is a minimize the potential for manipulation October 1, 1999 [64 FR 56014],
considerable amount of gold price and of the Gold Shares. Finally, the Delegation of Authority No. 236 of
gold market information available 24 Commission believes that the October 19, 1999 [64 FR 57920], as
hours per day on public Web sites and Exchange’s Information Circular amended, and Delegation of Authority
through professional and subscription adequately will inform members and No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875],
services. The PCX, via the ArcaEx Web member organizations about the terms, I hereby determine that the objects to be
site, will link to the Amex and Trust characteristics, and risks in trading the included in the exhibition, ‘‘Basquiat,’’
Web sites, which will provide trading Gold Shares. imported from abroad for temporary
information about the Gold Shares. For The Commission finds good cause for exhibition within the United States, are
example, the Trustee will disseminate approving the proposed rule change of cultural significance. The objects are
daily on the Trust Web site an estimated prior to the 30th day after the date of imported pursuant to loan agreements
amount representing the Basket Gold publication of the notice of filing thereof with the foreign lenders. I also
Amount. The Amex will also in the Federal Register. The Exchange determine that the exhibition or display
disseminate through the CTA the has requested accelerated approval of the exhibit objects at the Brooklyn
Indicative Trust Value on a per share because this product is similar to Museum, Brooklyn, New York, from on
basis every 15 seconds during regular another product recently approved by or about March 11, 2005, to on or about
Amex trading hours of 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 the Commission for listing and trading June 5, 2005, the Museum of
p.m. New York time (except between on Amex.51 The Commission believes Contemporary Art, Los Angeles,
1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m., the time period that the Gold Shares will provide California, from on or about July 15,
from the close of regular trading of the investors with an additional investment 2005, to on or about October 9, 2005, the
COMEX gold futures contract and the choice and that accelerated approval of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas,
start of trading of COMEX gold futures the proposal will allow investors to from on or about November 18, 2005, to
contracts on NYMEX ACCESS). The last begin trading the Gold Shares promptly. on or about February 12, 2006, and at
sale price for Gold Shares will also be Therefore, the Commission finds good possible additional venues yet to be
disseminated on a real-time basis cause, consistent with Section 19(b)(2) determined, is in the national interest.
through the facilities of CTA. of the Act,52 to approve the proposal, as Public Notice of these determinations is
The Commission also notes that the amended, on an accelerated basis. ordered to be published in the Federal
Trust’s Web site at http:// Register.
V. Conclusion
www.ishares.com is and will be publicly FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For
It is therefore ordered, pursuant to further information or a list of exhibit
accessible at no charge and will contain
Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 53 that the objects, contact Paul W. Manning,
the NAV of the Gold Shares and the
proposed rule change (SR–PCX–2004– Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal
Basket Gold Amount as of the prior
132), as amended, is hereby approved Adviser, (202) 453–8052, and the
business day, the Bid-Ask Price, and a
on an accelerated basis. address is United States Department of
calculation of the premium or discount
of the Bid-Ask Price in relation to the For the Commission, by the Division of State, SA–44, Room 700, 301 4th Street,
closing NAV. Additionally, the Trust’s Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated SW., Washington, DC 20547–0001.
Web site will also provide data in chart authority.54
Dated: January 21, 2005.
form displaying the frequency Margaret H. McFarland,
C. Miller Crouch,
distribution of discounts and premiums Deputy Secretary.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for
of the Bid-Ask Price against the NAV, [FR Doc. E5–311 Filed 1–26–05; 8:45 am] Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department
within appropriate ranges for each of BILLING CODE 8010–01–P of State.
the four previous calendar quarters, the [FR Doc. 05–1524 Filed 1–26–05; 8:45 am]
Prospectus, and other applicable BILLING CODE 4710–08–P
quantitative information. The DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Commission believes that dissemination
[Public Notice 4974]
of this information will facilitate DEPARTMENT OF STATE
transparency with respect to the Gold Culturally Significant Objects Imported
Shares and diminish the risk of [Public Notice 4975]
for Exhibition Determinations:
manipulation or unfair informational ‘‘Basquiat’’ Culturally Significant Objects Imported
advantage. for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Max
AGENCY: Department of State.
C. Listing and Trading Ernst: A Retrospective’’
ACTION: Notice.
Further, the Commission finds that AGENCY: Department of State.
the Exchange’s proposed rules and ACTION: Notice.
51 See
Securities Exchange Act Release No. 51058
procedures for the listing and trading of
(January 19, 2005) (SR–Amex–2004–38), supra, note
the proposed Gold Shares are consistent 9. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the
with the Act. For example, Gold Shares 52 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). following determinations: Pursuant to
will be subject to PCXE rules governing 53 Id. the authority vested in me by the Act of
trading halts, responsibilities of the ETP 54 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). October 19, 1965 [79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C.

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