NASD Notice to Members 02-01 - January 2002

Rule Proposal Regarding Nasdaq Separation And The Alternative Display Facility. SEC Comment Period Expires January 21, 2002

Executive Summary

On December 14, 2001, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) published for comment a proposed rule change filed by the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD®)1 that would (1) revise the NASD rules to reflect Nasdaq's anticipated approval as a national securities exchange and its resultant separation from the NASD and (2) establish the rules that would govern trading otherwise than on an exchange, including the implementation and operation of the NASD Alternative Display Facility (ADF).


Persons wishing to make written comments should submit six copies thereof with the Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 450 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20549-0609. All submissions should refer to the File No. SR-NASD-2001-90 and should be submitted to the SEC by January 21, 2002.