Notice to Members 96-60

Clarification of Members' Suitability Responsibilities Under NASD Rules with Special Emphasis on Member Activities in Speculative and Low-Priced Securities

In Notice to Members 96-32, NASD Regulation, Inc. (NASD Regulation) informed the membership of its concerns over unusual and increased trading in speculative or low-priced securities. The Notice was intended, among other things, to remind members of their fair dealing and suitability responsibilities to customers under NASD® rules. NASD Regulation is publishing this Notice to supplement Notice to Members 96-32 and to clarify certain issues addressed in that Notice.

Questions regarding this Notice may be directed to Daniel M. Sibears, Member Regulation, NASD Regulation, at (202) 728-6911; or David Spotts, Office of General Counsel, NASD Regulation, at (202) 728-8014.