12207. Extension of Deadlines
(a) The parties may agree in writing to extend or modify any deadline for:
• Serving an answer;
• Returning arbitrator or chairperson lists;
• Responding to motions; or
• Exchanging documents or witness lists.
If the parties agree to extend or modify a deadline under this rule, they must notify the Director of the new deadline in writing.
(b) The panel may extend or modify any deadline listed in paragraph (a), or any other deadline set by the panel, either on its own initiative or upon motion of a party.
(c) The Director may extend or modify any deadline or time period set by the Code for good cause. The Director may also extend or modify any deadline or time period set by the panel in extraordinary circumstances.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2008-021 eff. Dec. 15, 2008.
Adopted by SR-NASD-2003-158 eff. April 16, 2007.
Selected Notice: 07-07, 08-57.