SR-FINRA-2013-012

Proposed Rule Change to Extend the Clearly Erroneous Pilot Period and to Adopt a New Provision in Connection with the Limit Up-Limit Down Plan

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) a proposed rule change to amend FINRA Rule 11892 (Clearly Erroneous Transactions in Exchange-Listed Securities) to extend the effective date of the clearly erroneous pilot, which is currently scheduled to expire on February 4, 2013.  FINRA also proposes to adopt new supplementary material in connection with the upcoming operation of the Plan to Address Extraordinary Market Volatility Pursuant to Rule 608 of SEC Regulation NMS (the “Limit Up-Limit Down Plan” or “Plan”).