Notice to Members 02-12

NASD Adopts Amendments to Relieve Registered Representatives Serving in the Armed Forces From Continuing Education Requirements

NASD Regulation, Inc. (NASD Regulation) has adopted amendments to National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD®) IM-1000-2 to codify the staff's position regarding the relief from NASD Rule 1120, Continuing Education Requirements, for securities industry professionals who volunteer or are called into active military duty. The rule change became effective immediately upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 7, 2002.

Questions concerning this Notice may be directed to Grace Yeh, Assistant General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, NASD Regulation, at (202) 728-6939.