SR-NASD-2007-038

The Proposal Amends the Arbitration Codes to Clarify That, for Purposes of the Codes, the Term Member Includes any Broker or Dealer Admitted to Membership in a Self-Regulatory Organization That, with NASD Consent, has Required its Members to Arbitrate Pursuant to the Codes and/or be Treated as Members of NASD for Purposes of the Codes

NASD is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") a proposed rule change to amend NASD Rules 12100 and 13100 of the NASD Code of Arbitration Procedure for Customer Disputes ("Customer Code") and the NASD Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes ("Industry Code") (together, the "Codes"), respectively, to clarify that, for purposes of the Codes, the term "member" includes any broker or dealer admitted to membership in a self-regulatory organization that, with NASD consent, has required its members to arbitrate pursuant to the Codes and/or to be treated as members of NASD for purposes of the Codes.