Answer a Claim

An answer is a written document that specifies the relevant facts and available defenses to the Statement of Claim.  A respondent files an answer to the claimant's Statement of Claim.

If a respondent is named in an arbitration matter, the respondent must file with FINRA an answer and signed Submission Agreement within 45 days of receipt of the Statement of Claim.

Customer Code Rule 12303
Industry Code Rule 13303