Notice to Members 97-47

NASD Regulation Requests Comment on Presentation of Related Performance Information

Comment Period Expired September 29, 1997

In the following document, NASD Regulation, Inc. (NASD RegulationSM) requests public comment concerning the potential bene-fits to investors of allowing the presentation of Related Performance Information in mutual fund (and, where applicable, variable product) sales material. NASD Regulation also requests comment on the potential investor protection concerns associated with the presentation of Related Performance Information in mutual fund (and where applicable, variable product) sales material.

Questions concerning this Request For Comment should be directed to Thomas M. Selman, Director, Advertising/Investment Companies Regulation, at (202) 728-8330 or Robert J. Smith, Senior Attorney, Office of General Counsel, NASD Regulation, at (202) 726-8176.