Notice to Members 01-66

SEC Approves NASD Rule Proposal Relating to Operations

Effective Date: September 12, 2001

On September 12, 2001, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved amendments to National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD®) Rule 11870(c) and Rule 11870(d)1 that are designed to expedite the transfer of customer accounts that contain proprietary or third-party products (e.g., mutual funds or money market funds) that the receiving member cannot receive or carry.

Questions concerning this Notice may be directed to Susan DeMando, Director, Financial Operations, Member Regulation, NASD Regulation, at (202) 728-8411, or Shirley H. Weiss, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, NASD Regulation, at (202) 728-8844.