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Information Notice – 3/15/16

Extension of Current Rate for Fees Paid Under Section 31 of the Exchange Act

Executive Summary

On February 25, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that the Section 31 rate applicable to specified securities transactions on the exchanges and in the over-the-counter market will remain at the current rate of $21.80 per million dollars until September 30, 2016, or 60 days after the enactment of a regular fiscal year 2017 appropriation for the SEC, whichever is later.

  • Finance-related questions should be directed to Michelle Glunt, Accounting Supervisor, Finance, at (240) 386-5351.
  • Legal and interpretive questions should be directed to Brant Brown, Associate General Counsel, at (202) 728-6927.