Regulatory Notice 16-08
Private Placements and Public Offerings Subject to a Contingency
FINRA’s review of securities offering documents has revealed instances in which broker-dealers have not complied with the contingency offering requirements of Rules 10b-9 and 15c2-4 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (SEA). FINRA is publishing this Notice to provide guidance regarding the requirements of SEA Rules 10b-9 and 15c2-4 and to remind broker-dealers of their responsibility to have procedures reasonably designed to achieve compliance with these rules.
Questions regarding this Notice should be directed to: