Information Notice 12/24/09

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

Effective Date: January 15, 2010

The SEC has enacted its regular appropriation under Section 31 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Effective January 15, 2010, the Section 31 fee will decrease the rate applicable to specified securities transactions on the exchanges and in the over-the-counter markets from$25.70 per million dollars to $12.70 per million dollars. This fee rate will remain in place until further notice.

Question concerning this Notice should be directed to:

  • Robert Wood, Senior Vice President, Finance, at (240) 386-5298; or
  • Kathleen O'Mara, Associate General Counsel, Office of Oversight Liaison and Counsel, at (240) 386-5309.