NASD Notice to Members 96-29 - April 1996

Memorial Day: Trade Date-Settlement Date Schedule

Full Notice Text

The Nasdaq Stock MarketSM and the securities exchanges will be closed on Monday, May 27, 1996, in observance of Memorial Day. "Regular way" transactions made on the business days noted below will be subject to the following schedule: 



Trade Date Settlement Date Reg. T Date *
 
May 21 May 24 May 29
22 28 30
23 29 31
24 30 June 3
27 Markets Closed -
28 31 4
 


 * Pursuant to Sections 220.8(b)(1) and (4) of Regulation T of the Federal Reserve Board, a broker/dealer must promptly cancel or otherwise liquidate a customer purchase transaction in a cash account if full payment is not received within five business days of the date of purchase or, pursuant to Section 220.8(d)(1), make application to extend the time period specified. The date by which members must take such action is shown in the column entitled "Reg. T Date."


Brokers, dealers, and municipal securities dealers should use the foregoing settlement dates for purposes of clearing and settling transactions pursuant to the NASD Uniform Practice Code and Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board Rule G-12 on Uniform Practice.


Questions regarding the application of those settlement dates to a particular situation may be directed to the NASD Uniform Practice Department at (203) 375-9609.