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Sec. 5.1  The National Adjudicatory Council may be authorized to act for the FINRA Board in a manner consistent with these By-Laws, the Rules of the Corporation, and the Delegation Plan with respect to an appeal or review of a disciplinary proceeding, a statutory disqualification proceeding, or a membership proceeding; a review of an offer of settlement, a letter of acceptance, waiver, and consent, and a minor rule violation plan letter; the exercise of exemptive authority; and such other proceedings or actions authorized by the Rules of the Corporation. The National Adjudicatory Council also shall consider and make recommendations to the FINRA Board on policy and rule changes relating to the business and sales practices of FINRA members and associated persons and enforcement policies, including policies with respect to fines and other sanctions. The FINRA Board may delegate such other powers and duties to the National Adjudicatory Council as the FINRA Board deems appropriate in a manner not inconsistent with the Delegation Plan.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2008-046 eff. Nov. 6, 2008.
Amended by SR-NASD-97-71 eff. Jan. 15, 1998.