Regulatory Notice 07-59

FINRA Provides Guidance Regarding the Review and Supervision of Electronic Communications

Executive Summary

In June 2007, FINRA (then NASD and NYSE Member Regulation)1 issued for comment proposed guidance regarding the review and supervision of electronic communications. FINRA received 16 comment letters, with a majority of commenters supporting the guidance. FINRA is now issuing the final guidance, which is set forth in Attachment A.

1 The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) was created in July 2007 through the consolidation of NASD and the member regulation, enforcement and arbitration functions of the NYSE. The FINRA rulebook currently consists of both NASD Rules and certain NYSE Rules that FINRA has incorporated (Incorporated NYSE Rules).


This Notice was updated on 12/13/07 to reflect non-substantive changes.