Regulatory Notice 18-41

Optional One-Day Extension for Customer and PAB Reserve Formula Computations and Required Deposits Around the December 2018 Month-End Holidays


FINRA is notifying member firms of an optional one-day extension for making the deposit of amounts required to be reserved pursuant to SEA Rule 15c3-3, based on the customer and PAB reserve formula computations required under SEA Rule 15c3-3(e)(3) and computed by firms as of Friday, December 21 and Friday, December 28, 2018. The extension is based upon discussions with staff of the SEC Division of Trading and Markets and is similar to extensions previously announced in 2007 and 2012.

Questions regarding this Notice should be directed to:

  • Yui Chan, Senior Director, Risk Oversight and Operational Regulation (ROOR), at (646) 315-8426;
  • Kathryn Mahoney, Director, ROOR, at (646) 315-8428; or
  • Peter Tennyson, Director, ROOR, at (646) 315-8403.