12702. Withdrawal of Claims
(a) Before a claim has been answered by a party, the claimant may withdraw the claim against that party with or without prejudice.
(b) After a claim has been answered by a party, the claimant may only withdraw the claim against that party with prejudice unless:
(1) the panel decides otherwise;
(2) the claimant and that party agree otherwise; or
(3) a customer filed a claim and the party that answered the claim is a member or an associated person that became inactive, as set forth in Rule 12202, during a pending arbitration.
|Amended by SR-FINRA-2019-027 eff. June 29, 2020.
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, 20-11.