SR-FINRA-2009-049

Proposed Rule Change to Adopt the Selection Specifications and Study Outline for the Limited Representative – Investment Banking (“Series 79”) Examination Program

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) the selection specifications and content outline for the Limited Representative – Investment Banking (“Series 79”) Examination program, which is proposed in connection with NASD Rule 1032(i), a new limited representative registration category for persons whose activities are limited to investment banking and principals who supervise such activities.