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9242. Pre-hearing Submission
(a) Requirement to Furnish Information
Prior to a hearing before a Hearing Panel or, if applicable, an Extended Hearing Panel, the Hearing Officer, in the exercise of his or her discretion, may order a Party to furnish to all other Parties and the Hearing Panel or, if applicable, the Extended Hearing Panel, such information as deemed appropriate, including any or all of the following:
(1) an outline or narrative summary of a Party's case or defense;
(2) the legal theories upon which a Party shall rely;
(3) a list and copies of documents that a Party intends to introduce at the hearing;
(4) a list of witnesses who shall testify on a Party's behalf, including the witnesses' names, occupations, addresses, and a brief summary of their expected testimony; and,
(5) if a witness shall be called to testify as an expert, a statement of the expert's qualifications, a listing of other proceedings in which the expert has given expert testimony, a list of the expert's publications, and copies of those publications that are not readily available to the other Parties and the Hearing Panel or, if applicable, the Extended Hearing Panel.
(b) Prohibition on Serving as Expert Witness
No former officer of FINRA shall, within a period of one year immediately after termination of employment with FINRA, provide expert testimony on behalf of any other person under the Rule 9000 Series. Nothing in this Rule shall prohibit a former officer of FINRA from testifying as a witness on behalf of FINRA.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2011-032 eff. July 2, 2012.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2008-021 eff. Dec. 15, 2008.
Adopted by SR-NASD-97-28 eff. Aug. 7, 1997.
Selected Notice: 08-57.