Notice to Members 02-29

NASD Provides Guidance on Order Audit Trail System Rules

NASD Regulation, Inc. (NASDR) is issuing this Notice to Members as part of its continuing efforts to provide members with guidance on requirements relating to the Order Audit Trail System (OATS), NASD Rules 6950 through 6957 (the OATS Rules). In particular, NASDR is reminding members of their supervisory responsibilities under the OATS Rules and NASD Rule 3010, which requires members to establish a supervisory system and develop and maintain written supervisory procedures.

Questions concerning this Notice should be directed to NASDR's Market Regulation Department at (240) 386-5126 or NASDR's Office of General Counsel at (202) 728-8071.