SR-FINRA-2011-063

Proposed Rule Change Relating to Amendments to the Order Audit Trail System Rules

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) a proposed rule change to (i) amend Rules 5320 and 7440 to require that members report to the Order Audit Trail System (“OATS”) information barriers put into place by the member in reliance on Supplementary Material .02 to Rule 5320; (ii) amend Rule 7440 to require that members report customer instructions regarding the display of a customer’s limit order in any OATS-eligible security; and (iii) amend Rule 7450 to codify the specific time OATS reports must be transmitted to FINRA.