NASD Notice to Members 96-76 - November 1996

SEC Approves Amendment to IM-8310-2 Regarding the Availability of Disciplinary Complaints and Disciplinary Decisions Upon Request

Executive Summary

On October 9, 1996, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved an amendment to IM-8310-2 regarding the availability of disciplinary complaints and disciplinary decisions upon request. The amendment permits the NASD to provide copies of NASD® disciplinary complaints and disciplinary decisions upon request and requires that such copies be accompanied by a disclosure statement in certain circumstances. The full text of the amendment, which became effective on an accelerated basis on October 9, 1996, follows the discussion below.


Questions regarding this Notice may be directed to Suzanne E. Rothwell, Associate General Counsel, NASD Regulation, at (202) 728-8247.