SR-FINRA-2009-063

Proposed Rule Change to Extend to November 30, 2010, the Implementation of FINRA Rule 4240 (Margin Requirements for Credit Default Swaps)

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) a proposed rule change to extend to November 30, 2010, the implementation of FINRA Rule 4240 (Margin Requirements for Credit Default Swaps) on an interim pilot program basis, and to make minor technical changes. FINRA Rule 4240, as approved by the SEC on May 22, 2009, will expire on September 25, 2009.