NASD Notice to Members 07-15 - March 2007

SEC Approves Amendments to TRACE Rules to Reflect the Availability of TRACE "Snapshot" Data for a Reduced Monthly Fee; Effective Date: May 1, 2007

Executive Summary

On March 6, 2007, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved an amendment to Rule 7030 relating to the availability of TRACE Snapshot data, which is real-time TRACE transaction data that is available once per day, for a reduced monthly fee. The rules, as amended, are set forth in Attachment A.

The amendments become effective May 1, 2007.

Questions concerning this Notice should be directed to Ola Persson, Director, TRACE Data, Transparency Services, at (212) 858-4796; Elliot Levine, Chief Counsel, Transparency Services, Markets, Services and Information, at (202) 728-8405; and James L. Eastman, Assistant General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, at (202) 728-6961.