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7630B. Aggregation of Activity of Affiliated Members

(a) For purposes of applying any provision of the Rule 7600B Series that reflects a charge assessed, or credit provided, by the FINRA/NYSE Trade Reporting Facility, a member's activity will be aggregated automatically with the activity of its affiliates. Members are required to submit to the FINRA/NYSE Trade Reporting Facility a form disclosing affiliates and immediately provide notice to the FINRA/NYSE Trade Reporting Facility of any changes to affiliation.
(b) For purposes of applying any provision of the Rule 7600B Series that reflects a charge assessed, or credit provided, by the FINRA/NYSE Trade Reporting Facility, references to an entity (including references to a "member," a "participant," or a "Trade Reporting Facility Participant") shall be deemed to include the entity and its affiliates that have been approved for aggregation.
(c) For purposes of this Rule 7630B, the terms set forth below shall have the following meanings:
(1) An "affiliate" of a member shall mean any wholly owned subsidiary, parent, or sister of the member that is also a member.
(2) A "wholly owned subsidiary" shall mean a subsidiary of a member, 100% of whose voting stock or comparable ownership interest is owned by the member, either directly or indirectly through other wholly owned subsidiaries.
(3) A "parent" shall mean an entity that directly or indirectly owns 100% of the voting stock or comparable ownership interest of a member.
(4) A "sister" shall mean an entity, 100% of whose voting stock or comparable ownership interest is owned by a parent that also owns 100% of the voting stock or comparable ownership interest of a member.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2016-037 eff. Oct. 1, 2016.
Adopted by SR-FINRA-2012-032 eff. July 2, 2012.