SR-NASD-2002-126

Pilot Amendment to IM-10100 Arbitration Code Procedure to Require Industry Parties in Arbitration to Waive Application of Contested California Arbitrator Disclosure Standards

NASD has filed with the SEC a proposed rule change to amend IM-10100 of the NASD Code of Arbitration Procedure to require industry parties in arbitration to waive application of contested California arbitrator disclosure standards, upon the request of customers or, in industry cases, of associated persons with claims of statutory employment discrimination, for a six-month pilot period.