Proposed Rule Change to Amend NASD Rule 6952 Relating to the Reporting of Foreign Equity Securities to the Order Audit Trail System

FINRA (f/k/a the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. ("NASD")) is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") a proposed rule change to amend NASD Rule 6952 to exclude certain orders and transactions in foreign equity securities from the Order Audit Trail System ("OATS") recording and reporting requirements.