SR-FINRA-2010-024

Proposed Rule Change to Adopt FINRA Rules 4210, 4220 and 4230 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 (1) NASD Rules 2520, 2521, 2522, and IM-2522 regarding margin requirements, (2) NASD Rule 3160 regarding extension of time requests under Regulation T and SEA Rule 15c3-3, and (3) Incorporated NYSE Rule 432(a) regarding daily record of margin requirements as FINRA rules in the consolidated FINRA rulebook, subject to certain amendments, and to delete Incorporated NYSE Rule 431 (Margin Requirements), Incorporated NYSE Rule 431 Interpretations, Incorporated NYSE Rule 432(b) and Incorporated NYSE Rule 434 (Required Submissions of Requests for Extension of Time for Customers). The proposed rule change would (1) consolidate and renumber NASD Rules 2520, 2521, 2522 and IM-2522 as FINRA Rule 4210 (Margin Requirements), (2) renumber NASD Rule 3160 as FINRA Rule 4230 (Required Submissions for Requests for Extensions of Time Under Regulation T and SEA Rule 15c3-3), and (3) renumber Incorporated NYSE Rule 432(a) as FINRA Rule 4220 (Daily Record of Required Margin) in the consolidated FINRA rulebook.