9760. Call for Review by the National Adjudicatory Council
The National Adjudicatory Council's Review Subcommittee (as defined in Rule 9120(aa)) may call for review a proposed decision that was prepared pursuant to Rule 9750 within 21 days after receipt of the decision from the Office of Hearing Officers. If the Review Subcommittee calls the proceeding for review within the prescribed time, a Subcommittee (as defined in Rule 9120(cc)) of the National Adjudicatory Council shall meet and conduct a review not later than 40 days after the call for review. The Subcommittee shall be composed in accordance with Rule 9331(a)(1). The Subcommittee may elect to hold a hearing or decide the matter on the basis of the record made before the Hearing Officer. Not later than 60 days after the call for review, the Subcommittee shall make its recommendation to the National Adjudicatory Council. Not later than 60 days after receipt of the Subcommittee's recommendation, the National Adjudicatory Council shall serve a final written decision on the applicant via overnight courier or facsimile. The National Adjudicatory Council may affirm, modify or reverse the decision of the Hearing Officer. In addition, the National Adjudicatory Council may remand the matter to the Office of Hearing Officers for further consideration of specified matters. In any such proceeding a record shall be kept. The National Adjudicatory Council's written decision shall constitute final FINRA action. The institution of a call for review by the National Adjudicatory Council shall stay the effectiveness of the Hearing Officer's decision.
Amended by SR-FINRA-2008-021 eff. Dec. 15, 2008.
Amended by SR-NASD-2007-052 eff. Aug. 1, 2008.
Amended by SR-NASD-2005-087 eff. Aug. 1, 2006
Amended by SR-NASD-98-88 eff. May 4, 1999.
Amended by SR-NASD-97-97 eff. Jan. 15, 1998.
Amended eff. Oct. 18, 1990.
Selected Notices: 08-34, 08-57.