Regulatory Notice 09-50

SEC Approval and Effective Date for New Consolidated FINRA Rules

Effective Date (FINRA Rule 2320): October 19, 2009<br>Effective Date (Repeal of Incorporated NYSE Rules 134 and 440I): August 17, 2009

Following the consolidation of NASD and the member regulation, enforcement and arbitration functions of NYSE Regulation into FINRA, FINRA established a process to develop a new consolidated rulebook (Consolidated FINRA Rulebook), which FINRA has discussed in previous Information Notices. FINRA is proposing new consolidated rules in phases for approval by the SEC as part of the Consolidated FINRA Rulebook. In June and July 2009, the SEC approved two rule filings relating to the Consolidated FINRA Rulebook. New FINRA Rule 2320 will take effect on October 19, 2009. The repeal of Incorporated NYSE Rules 134 and 440I will take effect on August 17, 2009.

Questions regarding this Notice should be directed to:

  • Kosha Dalal, Associate Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel (OGC), at (202) 728-6903 (regarding the repeal of Incorporated NYSE Rules 134 and 440I); or
  • Stan Macel, Assistant General Counsel, OGC, at (202) 728-8056 (regarding FINRA Rule 2320).