Regulatory Notice 14-26

New Payments for Market Making Certification Requirement for FINRA Form 211

Effective Date: July 7, 2014

Executive Summary

FINRA is issuing this Regulatory Notice to remind firms and associated persons of the FINRA Rule 5250 (Payments for Market Making) prohibition on accepting payments for market making, which includes payments for filing a Form 211 pursuant to FINRA Rule 6432 (Compliance with the Information Requirements of SEA Rule 15c2-11). This Notice also announces the July 7, 2014, effective date of a new requirement under Rule 6432 that firms certify that neither the firm nor its associated persons have accepted or will accept any payment or other consideration prohibited by Rule 5250.

Questions regarding this Notice should be directed to Racquel Russell, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, at (202) 728-8363.