SR-NASD-1999-021

Creation of a Separate Subsidiary to Administer Dispute Resolution Programs

NASDR has filed with the SEC a proposed rule change to create a dispute resolution subsidiary, NASD Dispute Resolution, Inc. ("NASD Dispute Resolution"), to handle dispute resolution programs; to adopt by-laws for such subsidiary; and to make conforming amendments to the Delegation Plan, the NASD Regulation By-Laws, and the Rules of the Association.