SR-FINRA-2016-014

Proposed Rule Change Relating to National Adjudicatory Council Composition, Member Terms and Election Procedures

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) a proposed rule change to amend the By-Laws of FINRA’s regulatory subsidiary, FINRA Regulation, Inc. (“FINRA Regulation”), to expand the size of the National Adjudicatory Council (“NAC”) to 15 members, with the number of non-industry members exceeding the number of industry members; lengthen the terms of office of future NAC members to four years; and update the process used for sending and counting ballots in the event of a contested nomination and election to fill certain NAC industry member seats.

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Text of the Proposed Rule ChangePDF - 116.82 KB
Federal Register NoticePDF - 203.21 KB
Response To CommentsPDF - 209.03 KB
Approval OrderPDF - 203.16 KB