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Authority to Take Action Under Emergency or Extraordinary Market Conditions

Sec. 3.  The Board, or such person or persons as may be designated by the Board, in the event of an emergency or extraordinary market conditions, shall have the authority to take any action regarding:
(a) the trading in or operation of the over-the-counter securities market, the operation of any automated system owned or operated by the Corporation or NASD Regulation, and the participation in any such system of any or all persons or the trading therein of any or all securities; and
(b) the operation of any or all member firms' offices or systems, if, in the opinion of the Board or the person or persons hereby designated, such action is necessary or appropriate for the protection of investors or the public interest or for the orderly operation of the marketplace or the system.
Amended by SR-NASD-2007-023 eff. July 30, 2007.
Amended by SR-NASD-2006-104 eff. Dec. 20, 2006.
Amended by SR-NASD-2006-135 eff. Dec. 20, 2006.
Amended by SR-NASD-97-71 eff. Jan. 15, 1998.
Amended by SR-NASD-96-20 eff,. July 11, 1996.
Amended by SR-NASD-94-64 eff. Feb. 9, 1995.
Adopted by SR-NASD-88-17 eff. Sept. 12, 1988.

Selected Notices: 88-8, 88-29.