SR-FINRA-2013-028

Proposed Rule Change to Revise the Series 55 Examination Program

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. ("FINRA") is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") revisions to the content outline and selection specifications for the Equity Trader (Series 55) examination program. The proposed revisions update the material to reflect changes to the laws, rules and regulations covered by the examination and to reflect the functions currently performed by an Equity Trader.  FINRA is not proposing any textual changes to the By-Laws, Schedules to the By-Laws or Rules of FINRA.