Regulatory Notice 10-16

Amendments to the Arbitration Rules on Fees Assessed Under the Postponement and Hearing Session Fee Rules

Effective Date: May 3, 2010

Effective May 3, 2010, the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Customer Disputes and the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes clarify the applicability of the fee waiver provision of the postponement rule and codify the hearing session fee for an unspecified damages claim heard by one arbitrator.

The text of the amendments to the rules is set forth in Attachment A.

Questions concerning this Notice should be directed to:

  • Kenneth L. Andrichik, Senior Vice President, Chief Counsel and Director of Mediation and Strategy, Dispute Resolution (DR), at (212) 858-3915 or by email; or
  • Mignon McLemore, Assistant Chief Counsel, DR, at (202) 728-8151 or by email.