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2851. Exercise Limits

This rule is no longer applicable. NASD Rule 2851 has been superseded by FINRA Rule 2359. Please consult the appropriate FINRA Rule.

(a) Except with the prior written approval of the Association pursuant to the Rule 9600 Series for good cause shown, in each instance, no member or person associated with a member shall exercise, for any account in which such member or person associated with such member has an interest, or for the account of any partner, officer, director or employee thereof, or for the account of any customer, a long position in any index warrant if as a result thereof such member or partner, officer, director or employee thereof or customer, acting alone or in concert with others, directly or indirectly, has or will have exceeded the applicable exercise limit fixed from time to time by an exchange for an index warrant.
(b) The Association, pursuant to the Rule 9600 Series for good cause shown, may institute other limitations concerning the exercise of index warrants from time to time. Reasonable notice shall be given of each new limitation fixed by the Association. These exercise limitations are separate and distinct from any other exercise limitations imposed by the issuers of index warrants.

Amended by SR-NASD-2005-087 eff. Aug. 1, 2006.
Amended by SR-NASD-97-28 eff. Aug. 7, 1997.
Adopted by SR-NASD-95-37 eff. Sept. 28, 1995.

Selected Notice: 95-82.