Taping Rule

Disciplined Firms Under NASD Taping Rule (NASD Rule 3010)

Effective August 17, 1998, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved an amendment to NASD Rule 3010 to require members to establish special supervisory procedures, including the tape recording of conversations, when they have hired more than a specified percentage of registered persons from certain firms that have been expelled or that have had their broker/dealer registrations revoked for violations of sales practice rules ("disciplined firms"). See Notice to Members 98-52 for a more specific explanation of this issue.


Below is a list of firms that meet the definition of "disciplined firm" under this Rule. This list is comprised of firms that were disciplined within the last three years.


Disciplined Firms 


Basis Financial LLC 

Biremis Corp.

Cambridge Legacy Securities, LLC

Genesis Securities

Hedge Fund Capital Partners, LLC

HFP Capital Markets

Hudson Valley Capital Management

Maxxtrade, Inc.

Pinnacle Partners Financial Corporation

Reuven Enterprises Securities Division, LLC

Take Charge Financial

The Dratel Group, Inc.

Thornes & Associates, Inc. Investment Securities

Viewpoint Securities, LLC

W R Rice Financial Services, Inc.

Westor Capital Group, Inc.

Last Updated: 10/7/2014