SR-FINRA-2008-052

Proposed Rule Change Relating to the Adoption of FINRA Rule 2140 (Interfering With the Transfer of Customer Accounts in the Context of Employment Disputes) in the Consolidated FINRA Rulebook

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 adopt without material change NASD Interpretive Material 2110-7 (IM-2110-7) (Interfering With the Transfer of Customer Accounts in the Context of Employment Disputes) as a FINRA rule in the consolidated FINRA rulebook. The proposed rule change would renumber NASD IM-2110-7 as FINRA Rule 2140 in the consolidated FINRA rulebook.