Information Notice – 1/20/16

New Rate for Fees Paid Under Section 31 of the Exchange Act

Effective Date: February 16, 2016

Executive Summary

Effective February 16, 2016, the Section 31 fee rate applicable to specified securities transactions on the exchanges and in the over-the-counter markets will increase from its current rate of $18.40 per million dollars in transactions to a new rate of $21.80 per million dollars in transactions.

  • Finance-related questions should be directed to: Michelle Glunt, Accounting Supervisor, Finance, at (240) 386-5351.
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