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Sec. 1.  To promote and enforce just and equitable principles of trade and business, to maintain high standards of commercial honor and integrity among members of the Corporation, to prevent fraudulent and manipulative acts and practices, to provide safeguards against unreasonable profits or unreasonable rates of commissions or other charges, to protect investors and the public interest, to collaborate with governmental and other agencies in the promotion of fair practices and the elimination of fraud, and in general to carry out the purposes of the Corporation and of the Act, the Board is hereby authorized to adopt such rules for the members and persons associated with members, and such amendments thereto as it may, from time to time, deem necessary or appropriate. If any such rules or amendments thereto are approved by the Commission as provided in the Act, they shall become effective Rules of the Corporation as of such date as the Board may prescribe. The Board is hereby authorized, subject to the provisions of the By-Laws and the Act, to administer, enforce, suspend, or cancel any Rules of the Corporation adopted hereunder.
Amended by SR-NASD-2007-023 eff. July 30, 2007.
Amended by SR-NASD-97-71 eff. Jan. 15, 1998.
Amended by SR-NASD-96-20 eff. July 11, 1996.
Amended by SR-NASD-93-48 eff. Mar. 8, 1994.

Selected Notice: 93-15, 94-52.