Notice to Members 98-83

SEC Approves Rule Change Relating to Standards for Individual Correspondence

Effective November 16, 1998

On August 26, 1998, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved amendments to the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD®) Rule 2210 to require that written or electronic communications prepared for a single customer be subject to the general standards and those specific standards of NASD Rule 2210 that prohibit misleading statements, but not to the specific standards of the rule that prescribe specific disclosure nor the filing and review requirements. The amendments will take effect on November 16, 1998.