Regulatory Notice 09-44

FINRA Requests Comment on Proposed Consolidated FINRA Rule Governing Fidelity Bonds; Comment Period Expired: September 14, 2009

Executive Summary

As part of the process to develop a new consolidated rulebook (the Consolidated FINRA Rulebook), FINRA is requesting comment on a proposed consolidated FINRA rule governing fidelity bond requirements.


The text of the proposed rule is set forth in Attachment A. Examples of estimated fidelity bond premiums for different-sized firms under the proposed rule are set forth in Attachment B.


Questions concerning this Notice may be directed to:


  • Susan DeMando Scott, Associate Vice President, Financial Operations Policy, at (202) 728-8411; or
  • Erika L. Lazar, Senior Attorney, Office of General Counsel, at (646) 315-8512.


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Comments By Date Received
First Asset Financial Inc. (PDF 325 KB) 8/4/2009
Pointe Capital, Inc. (PDF 14 KB) 8/6/2009
Isaak Bond Investments, Inc. (PDF 69 KB) 8/12/2009
Doug Schriner (PDF 14 KB) 8/26/2009
First Georgetown Securities, Inc. (PDF 14 KB) 8/29/2009
Insurance Services Office, Inc. (PDF 31 KB) 9/11/2009
Daniel Kwiecinski (PDF 31 KB) 9/12/2009
Farmers Financial Solutions, LLC (PDF 16 KB) 9/14/2009
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (PDF 143 KB) 9/14/2009
Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett, Inc. (PDF 507 KB) 9/14/2009
Akin Bay Company LLC (PDF 75 KB) 9/14/2009
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (PDF 38 KB) 9/14/2009
The Surety & Fidelity Association of America (PDF 148 KB) 9/14/2009