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Number of Members and Qualifications

Sec. 5.2  (a) The National Adjudicatory Council shall consist of 15 members. The number of Non-Industry Members, including at least three Public Members, shall exceed the number of Industry Members. Industry Members shall include two Small Firm NAC Members, one Mid-Size Firm NAC Member, two Large Firm NAC Members, and two at-large Industry Members. The at-large Industry Members shall be appointed to the NAC without being designated as Small, Mid-Size, or Large Firm NAC Members.
(b) The incumbent National Adjudicatory Council shall elect a Chair and a Vice Chair from among the members serving during the following term. The Chair and Vice Chair shall have such powers and duties as may be determined from time to time by the National Adjudicatory Council. The FINRA Board, by resolution adopted by a majority of Governors then in office, may remove the Chair or Vice Chair from such position at any time for refusal, failure, neglect, or inability to discharge his or her duties.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2016-014 eff. Aug. 11, 2016.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2008-046 eff. Nov. 6, 2008.
Amended by SR-NASD-2007-023 eff. July 30, 2007.
Amended by SR-NASD-99-36 eff. Aug. 4, 1999.
Amended by SR-NASD-98-36 eff. July 15, 1998.
Amended by SR-NASD-97-71 eff. Jan. 15, 1998.

Selected Notice: 16-27