Regulatory Notice 09-69

FINRA Requests Comment on Proposed Consolidated FINRA Rule Governing Payments to Unregistered Persons

Comment Period Expired: February 1, 2010

As part of the process to develop a new consolidated rulebook (the Consolidated FINRA Rulebook), FINRA is requesting comment on a proposed FINRA rule regarding payments to unregistered persons. Proposed FINRA Rule 2040 (Payments to Unregistered Persons) would be a new consolidated rule that streamlines the provisions of current:

  • NASD Rule 1060(b) (Persons Exempt from Registration); Rule 2410 (Net Prices to Persons Not in Investment Banking or Securities
    Business); Rule 2420 (Dealing with Non-Members); IM-2420-1 (Transactions Between Members and Non-Members); and IM-2420-2 (Continuing Commissions Policy);
  • NYSE Rule 353 (Rebates and Compensation); NYSE Rule Interpretations 345(a)(i)/01 (Compensation to Non-Registered Persons); /02 (Compensation Paid for Advisory Solicitations); and /03 (Compensation to Non-Registered Foreign Persons Acting as Finders); and
  • FINRA Rule 8311 (Effect of a Suspension, Revocation, Cancellation, or Bar).

The text of the proposed rule is set forth in Attachment A.

Questions concerning this Notice should be directed to Kosha K. Dalal, Associate Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, at (202) 728-6903.

The views, expressions, findings and opinions expressed in the comments on this Web page are solely those of the author(s) and FINRA accepts no responsibility for the content of the comments: 
DateCommenterFormat - Size
1/21/2010Intercam Securities, Inc.PDF - 53.59 KB
2/1/2010The LeGaye Law Firm P.C.PDF - 305.94 KB
1/29/2010monex SecuritiesPDF - 334.02 KB
2/1/2010Plexus Consulting LLCPDF - 34.39 KB
2/1/2010Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLPPDF - 76.98 KB
2/1/2010Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLPPDF - 321.15 KB
2/16/2010NASAAPDF - 28.31 KB