SR-FINRA-2007-035

Proposed Amendments to Options Supervision Requirements

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. ("FINRA") (f/k/a 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 1022 (Categories of Principal Registration), NASD Rule 2220 (Options Communications with the Public) and NASD Rule 2860 (Options) to eliminate the requirement for separate designations of Senior Registered Options Principal ("SROP") and Compliance Registered Options Principal ("CROP") and require a member to integrate the responsibility for supervision of its public customer options business into its overall supervisory and compliance program.